Sechaba Mokhethi


Sechaba Mokhethi is a Lesotho-based investigative journalist. He is co-founder and managing director of the MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism.

Mokhethi is a freelance journalist and contributed stories for the South Africa-based African Independent and The Southern Times in Namibia. Some of his work was published by Good Governance Africa and the IDN IndepthNews, a flagship of International Press Syndicate.

Mokhethi is former secretary general of Media Institute of Southern Africa-Lesotho. He has a bachelor's degree in political science and public administration from the National University of Lesotho. Mokhethi completed an investigative journalism fellowship at the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism in South Africa in 2020.

During his fellowship, Mokhethi produced a three-part investigation that influenced the government of Lesotho to cancel the corruptly awarded R2.45-billion loan guarantees for AU games stadium

He teamed up with the Collaborative Centre for Investigative Journalism to expose the plight of communities living within sight of Lesotho’s two biggest dams as they endure a daily struggle to access safe water.