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Lesotho killings: Former PM and wife pay criminal gang, court documents say

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Lesotho's first lady charged with murder

Thabane ordered the killing of Lipolelo Thabane to allow his current wife, Maesaiah to be the first woman, Lesotho police commissioner Paseka Mokete said in a written statement.

Lipolelo Thabane was fatally shot by gunmen near his home in the capital Maseru in June 2017.

He was negotiating divorce with Thabane before his death.

Documents state that the prime minister and his wife allegedly met with a gang head and promised them $ 177,000 and work to kill Lipolelo before his inauguration as prime minister, police said in a written statement.

Thabane also shared the ex-wife’s home address with her killer and they began monitoring Lipolelo’s movements, police said.

They tried to kill Lipolelo on June 12 but failed and he reported the incident to the police, according to Mokete.

They then attacked and killed Lipolelo two days later in the course of a meeting with an unnamed intermediary, who is now a state witness.

The broker is negotiating a truce between two women in Ficksburg, a small town in neighboring South Africa, according to a written statement.

Thabane married his current wife, Maesaiah, two months after Lipolelo was killed.

Maesaiah has been charged with the murder of Lipolelo and attempted murder of another woman, who was with the former first lady when she was killed.

The former prime minister has not been charged despite efforts by police to sue him. His lawyer argues that he has immunity because of his position.

Thabane stepped down from his post in May following months of pressure from his party to resign over alleged involvement in the case.

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He will be charged with murder now that he is no longer in power, Mokete said.

Police arrested Maesaiah last week and his ransom was previously revoked due to technical problems.

The court ordered a new bail application and said a different judge must hear the case.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets Ptix.bm For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS ‘There will be room’

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS 'There will be room'

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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