Thabane Promises to Increase Pensions

[Lesotho Times] ALL Basotho Convention (ABC) leader Thomas Thabane has intensified efforts to win over elderly voters ahead of Saturday’s parliamentary polls by promising to increase old age pensions from M580 to M700 if elected into government.

[Lesotho Times] ALL Basotho Convention (ABC) leader Thomas Thabane has intensified efforts to win over elderly voters ahead of Saturday's parliamentary polls by promising to increase old age pensions from M580 to M700 if elected into government.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Economy Slows Down in 2017

[Lesotho Times] LESOTHO’S economic activity declined in the first quarter of 2017, with the contraction emanating from the manufacturing, construction, services and government sub-sectors.

[Lesotho Times] LESOTHO'S economic activity declined in the first quarter of 2017, with the contraction emanating from the manufacturing, construction, services and government sub-sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Mosisili Slams ‘Partisan’ NGOs

[Lesotho Times] PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has launched a withering attack on the Transformation Resource Centre (TRC) and the National University of Lesotho (NUL), accusing both institutions of doing the opposition’s bidding ahead of Saturday’s…

[Lesotho Times] PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has launched a withering attack on the Transformation Resource Centre (TRC) and the National University of Lesotho (NUL), accusing both institutions of doing the opposition's bidding ahead of Saturday's National Assembly elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

‘Maseribane Urges Fight Against Femicide

[Lesotho Times] BASOTHO National Party (BNP) leader, Thesele ‘Maseribane says men appear to have abandoned their customary role of protecting women from evil murderers hence the upsurge in the brutal killings of children and women by those who should b…

[Lesotho Times] BASOTHO National Party (BNP) leader, Thesele 'Maseribane says men appear to have abandoned their customary role of protecting women from evil murderers hence the upsurge in the brutal killings of children and women by those who should be protecting them.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Rally Crowds Point to a Two-Horse Election Race

[Lesotho Times] IF crowd sizes at last weekend’s political rallies is anything to go by, the battle for State house will likely be between the All Basotho Convention (ABC) and the Democratic Alliance-Lesotho Congress for Democracy axis.

[Lesotho Times] IF crowd sizes at last weekend's political rallies is anything to go by, the battle for State house will likely be between the All Basotho Convention (ABC) and the Democratic Alliance-Lesotho Congress for Democracy axis.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Thousands of Children and Families in Desperate Need of Humanitarian Assistance As Violence Escalates

[Unicef] Bangui/Dakar/New York -Two planes carrying vital supplies for thousands of families displaced by violence in the Central African Republic were finally able to land earlier today in Bangassou, UNICEF said, after weeks of intensified conflict ha…

[Unicef] Bangui/Dakar/New York -Two planes carrying vital supplies for thousands of families displaced by violence in the Central African Republic were finally able to land earlier today in Bangassou, UNICEF said, after weeks of intensified conflict had blocked the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the southeast.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

ABC Bids to Win Over Pensioners

[Lesotho Times] DONNING her All Basotho Convention (ABC) party regalia, ‘Masekonyela Lehasa (71) sits pensively in a commuter omnibus taxi headed for Ha ‘Nelese village in Maseru.

[Lesotho Times] DONNING her All Basotho Convention (ABC) party regalia, 'Masekonyela Lehasa (71) sits pensively in a commuter omnibus taxi headed for Ha 'Nelese village in Maseru.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho