Amnesty International has described a decision not to renew the mandate of a UN-backed inquiry into abuses in Ethiopia, as a gross betrayal of victims and survivors.

The International Commission of Human Rights Experts said, atrocities were committed by all sides in the Tigray war warning that, further abuses in the Amhara and Oromia regions will continue. The Ethiopian government was highly critical of the inquiry and severely restricted the movements of investigators. The European Union played a key role in pushing […]

The Lesotho Smart Partnership Hub donated clothes, shoes, and food to vulnerable children of Khatibe in Botha-Bothe last Friday, to appreciate their efforts in combating gender-based violence and fostering cooperation within their community.

The Director of the Smart Partnership Hub Mr. Shata Mothae expressed their decision to assist these children after recognizing their dedication, even though most of them face challenges of poverty as they are orphaned. Mothae emphasized the importance of acknowledging the children’s efforts as they are shaping their own future and changing how people perceive their […]

The Quthing Police’s crime prevention unit will kick-start its campaigns to promote community policing strategies at various churches.

The deputy district Police Commander Senior Inspector Moeketsi Mokotjo said, the campaigns are intended to invite churches to join hands with the police in thr fight against crime. Senior Inspector Mokotjo said, the campaigns will focus on the importance of community teamwork in crime prevention, the role of various community groups in crime prevention and the […]

The Ministry of Public service, Labour and Employment has issued a statement addressing the concerns of factory workers through their various unions about the Labour Code amendment 2023.

The Ministry has in the statement, acknowledged that, difference of opinions does happen where different people are working together adding that, it is acceptable as long as there is no violation of the law.   It said the amendment is in line with other international labour laws, and it is not meant only for factory workers, but the workers […]