News and statements
Police brought in the station’s political programs presenter for questioning about his morning program, Fika Le Mohala.
Police moved the media out of press gallery as parliamentarians started to deliberation a motion of no confidence in the Government of Lesotho.
MISA Lesotho will not take part in World Radio Day commemorations after the government delayed reconnecting the radio stations Ts’enolo FM and People’s Choice FM as ordered by Lesotho’s court.
MISA Lesotho will present a study on the state of community radio in Lesotho on Monday 13th February 2017 at Lesotho National Commission for UNESCO premises from 09:00-14:00.
Lesotho’s government took two locally owned radio stations, Ts’enolo FM and People’s Choice FM, off air on 9th February, 2017 for allegedly broadcasting material that defamed the prime minister and deputy prime minister.
MISA Lesotho will hold an investigative journalism training workshop focusing on open-source information, identifying and handling human sources and interrogating investigative targets.
After police asked Billy Ntaote from the Lesotho Times about an interview he had conducted with an opposition member, MISA Lesotho talked to Billy about what he thinks of media freedom in Lesotho.
Applications are due by 16 November for a one-day MISA Lesotho Internet security workshop on 17 November 2016. The workshop is open to all media workers in Lesotho.
MISA Lesotho is greatly concerned that the Lesotho government has asked two network operators to provide information on temporarily closing down Facebook and Twitter.