To be a vibrant information hub, leaders in technology and research moving towards a prosperous, innovative, stable and sustainable democracy and a knowledge based society..

Vision Components

1. Media coverage
2. Science & technology infiltrated programs
3. Reduction of digital divide


To provide affordable, sustainable, accessible and reliable communications services, be a provider and reservoir of technological knowhow through research and development, coordination of innovation, to accelerate economic growth and improve quality of life..


“Sechaba Pele ho Tsohle”

“The Nation at our Hearts”

Ministerial Cherished Values

Values largely set the culture that will drive management and staff behaviour in pursuing the mission and achieving high levels of organizational performance. The following are the MCST cherished values:

  • Accountability – We shall be answerable for our actions.
  • Honesty – We shall cultivate a culture of zero tolerance to corruption.
  • Resilience – We shall exercise total resilience to diversions from our practices.
  • Effectiveness and efficiency – We are committed to providing timely, high quality services and products to the nation.
  • Transparency – Our job as a Ministry shall be open to criticism and scrutiny.
  • Sustainability – We shall maintain high standards of service delivery.
  • Proactive – We shall be a step ahead of our competitors in the provision of services to our people.
  • Target oriented – Serving the public with precision and without prejudice.

Strategic Objectives

  • To increase radio coverage.
  • To increase Television coverage.
  • To increase the number of internet users.
  • To increase fixed telephone lines connection.
  • To increase mobile telecommunications coverage.
  • To reduce HIV/AIDS infection rate.
  • To increase the number of Postal products and services.
  • To expand Science and Technology infiltrated programs.
  • To promote proper use of language both (Sesotho and English).



Names:  Hon. Tšoinyane S. Rapapa

Position: Minister of Communications, Science & Technology
Profile:  View Profile
Contact Person:  Lebohang Mohaese (Mrs.)
Address: P.O. Box 36, Maseru, 3rd Floor Moposo House
Phone: + 266 22324715
Fax: +266 22310264


Names:  Mabataung Khalane (Mrs)
Position: acting Principal Secretary for the
Ministry of Communications,
Science and Technology
Contact Person:
Address: Box 36, Maseru, 3rd Floor Moposo House
Phone: +266 22316581
Fax: +266 22310264


Chief Information Officer: Director of ICT
Address: P.O. Box 36, Maseru, 3rd Floor Moposo House
Phone: 22 323 864
Fax: 22 310 264


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