World Bank President, Ajay Banga wants to focus on improving the development lender so that he can earn the right to press member countries for more capital, as the new chief looks to expand its role in fighting climate change, pandemics and other crises.

World Bank President, Ajay Banga wants to focus on improving the development lender so that he can earn the right to press member countries for more capital, as the new chief looks to expand its role in fighting climate change, pandemics and other crises. Banga said he would wait to seek a capital increase until he has […]

Key African states have stressed a need for grain imports to tackle food insecurity as Russian President Vladimir Putin prepares to discuss with the continent’s leaders the fate of a deal allowing the safe Black Sea export of food and fertiliser from Ukraine.

Key African states have stressed a need for grain imports to tackle food insecurity as Russian President Vladimir Putin prepares to discuss with the continent’s leaders the fate of a deal allowing the safe Black Sea export of food and fertiliser from Ukraine. On Tuesday, Putin said Russia was considering quitting the Black Sea grain initiative […]

A 25-year-old man of Manamela, Ha-Talimo, Thato Molata has been slapped with a two-year imprisonment and failed to pay a fine of M2000.00 after being found guilty for house breaking.

A 25-year-old man of Manamela, Ha-Talimo, Thato Molata has been slapped with a two-year imprisonment and failed to pay a fine of M2000.00 after being found guilty for house breaking. According to evidence led before the Butha-Buthe magistrate court, the accused broke into the house of an 86-year-old ‘Mamokone Mfundisi in the morning hours of […]

The high Court has cancelled bail application of Rankakata Moiloa and Matanya Moiloa from Mokhotlong, after they were convicted by the same court on two counts of murder and assault.

The high Court has cancelled bail application of Rankakata Moiloa and Matanya Moiloa from Mokhotlong, after they were convicted by the same court on two counts of murder and assault.  The duo was found guilty for assaulting and killing Teke Chere Letsapo and Realeboha Letsapo at Pae-La-Itlhatsoa in Mokhotlong on the 11th of February, 2013. They were also found guilty of assaulting and inflicting injuries on […]