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World

Higher interest rate imminent

  Bokang Moeko The SA Reserve Bank will likely begin raising the interest rate again, owing to a growing current account deficit, a sharp contraction in growth and weakness of

Business

E-Government to foster transparency and efficiency

Staff Reporter MASERU Tucked in the corner of the Ministry of Communications offices is an office whose work promises to transform the way people interact with the government.KhibaMasiu, coordinator of

Africa

From Cleaning Corpses to Sex With Strangers, Widow Rituals Fuel Disease in Africa

By Josiane Kouagheu and Kieran Guilbert Douala/Dakar — “If you accept these degrading rituals, you run the risk of disease. If you don’t, you are ostracised.” When Clarisse’s husband died

Insight

Protect the consumer

TsepisoS. Mothibi In the past, it was common for one to see the SABS (South African Bureau of Standards) seal on almost all the products one bought for consumption or

Muckracker

Beloved dotcoms and big beard

HOORAY! Jeremane Ramathebane, leader of the Basotho Batho Democratic Party (BBDP), a silly excuse of a party, has finally found his voice in the Senate. Perhaps tired of snoring during

Comment

Amnesty will take country forward

  THE decision by Prime Minister PakalithaMosisili to declare a general amnesty for alleged mutineers and other soldiers implicated in murder and treason is perhaps the right thing to do

Health

Knives out for controversial ‘Dr’

  Rose Moremoholo MASERU HEALTH Minister ’MolotsiMonyamane is in a fierce fight with a deregistered health practitioner, Dr TebohoBulane, over the latter’s claims that his food supplement prevents HIV infection.

News

Exiled trio no longer MPs, says PM

Staff Reporter THREE opposition leaders who fled Lesotho last year no longer qualify to remain as MPs, Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has said. Mosisili made the remarks after addressing Parliament

Local News

Chiefs fume

Rapelang Mosae MASERU   CHIEFS in the Senate yesterday took Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili to task over the government’s position on the SADC Commission of Inquiry report. Mosisili told the

Local News

Police investigate Mahao killers

Staff Reporter MASERU POLICE have resumed investigating soldiers allegedly involved in the killing of Brigadier Maaparankoe Mahao last June, says Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili. Mosisili told parliament on Monday that