Published: Tuesday, 09 February 2016 05:57
MASERU - Members of the trio opposition parties articulated that they want the authentic copy of the long-awaited report of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Commission of Inquiry led by Botswana’s Judge Justice Mpaphi Phumaphi, mandated mainly to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of the Former Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) Commander, Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao.
The long-awaited Phumaphi report was tabled and distributed to the members of the ninth parliament of Lesotho yesterday by the Prime Minister of Lesotho, Dr. Pakalitha Mosisili as the parliament of Lesotho had its third meeting of the first session.
Published: Tuesday, 09 February 2016 05:52
MASERU- Prime Minister Dr. Pakalitha Mosisili and Lesotho’s Cabinet met with development partners to appeal for relief assistance pertaining to the country’s persisting drought.
Speaking at a meeting in Maseru on Friday, Dr. Mosisili showed that after he declared a state of emergency in December 2015 subsequent to forecasts that there will be a decrease in food production, it was estimated that 464,000 people would be at risk of food insecurity during the 2015/2016 cropping season of which 33% of them is rural population.
Published: Tuesday, 09 February 2016 05:50
MOKHOTLONG- The protest march organized by Maluti Development Community Forum to petition Letšeng Diamonds became a damp squibas heavily armed Mokhotlong Police blocked the petitioners’ efforts as they attempted to depart from Mapholaneng, Mokhotlong to Letšeng Diamond Mines.
Earlier, the Forum had invited the Minister of Mining, Lebohang Thotanyana to receive the petition, at Letšeng Diamonds. However, the minister announced he could not accept the petition brought forward by an organization formed by certain members of the community and not by entire Mokhotlong community.
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