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South Africa in need of an opposition

JOHANNESBURG – Rows of black marble headstones mark the graves of those who died in the Sharpeville massacre of 1960, when South African police fired into a crowd of demonstrators,

Local News

BNP wants MPs ousted from Parliament

Staff Reporter MASERU THE Basotho National Party (BNP) wants two of its proportional representation MPs booted from parliament. The BNP has asked Speaker of Parliament Ntlhoi Motsamai to release former

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15 Basotho youths leave for the US

Rose Moremoholo MASERU THE US Ambassador to Lesotho Matthews Harrington yesterday bid farewell to 15 young Basotho who will undergo leadership training in America. The youths are part of the

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MP battles M580 000 lawsuit

Rapelang Mosae MASERU BASOTHO National Party (BNP) MP, ’Makhotso Matsumunyane, is facing a M580 000 lawsuit for allegedly defrauding a local catering company. The lawsuit caps a troubled month for

Business

Pushing the boundaries

Own Correspondent MASERU   When she enrolled at Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (LUCT), ‘Mamatsoso Mahlatsi was not convinced that she had made the right choice of university due to

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Is the DC headed for a split?

Staff Reporter MASERU POLITICAL analysts say squabbles within the Democratic Congress (DC) are a clear sign of a possible split, which might lead to the collapse of the coalition government.

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Minister wants to halt cheap car imports

Staff Reporter MASERU THE time for Basotho to import ultra-cheap second-hand vehicles from Japan might be coming to an end if Trade Minister Joshua Setipa gets his way. Setipa told

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SADC signs EPA with EU

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU SADC countries have signed a new Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU) that will strengthen and enhance trade between the regional blocs. Trade Minister

Comment

Wake up call

PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma was in Maseru last week to discuss the Southern African Customs Union (Sacu) with the Lesotho government. The specific details of what Zuma discussed with Prime Minister

Sports

Mathibelle in Kenya camp

Luciah Phahla Maseru Lesotho marathon hopeful Tšepo Mathibelle is in Kenya as he finalises preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games scheduled for August in Brazil. Mathibelle left the country