‘Directors forfeited right of protection’

Staff Reporter MASERU – THE directors of Lebelonyane Fleet Solutions who accused Finance Minister ’Mamphono Khaketla of demanding a M4 million bribe lost their right to full protection of the


Mafisa: bossing the bosses

Abel Chapatarongo MASERU – WHEN tempers boiled over after the 1998 general election, Sekara Mafisa was caught in the eye of a major political storm. Lesotho’s opposition parties accused Mafisa

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Democratic Congress youths return

Staff Reporter MASERU – MEMBERS of the Democratic Congress (DC) youth league who fled the country two weeks ago returned home on Monday. Letuka Chafotsa, the youth league general secretary

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Mosisili to face SADC peers

Staff Reporter MASERU – PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili will next week face his SADC peers at a summit in Swaziland as pressure mounts on his government to move fast in


New Mahau investigation

PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili told South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa last Friday that government has set up a special taskforce to investigate the Brigadier Maaparankoe Mahao’s killing. Mosisili told

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DC meets over tender

Staff Reporter – MASERU THE Democratic Congress (DC) National Executive committee (NEC) is this week expected to hold an extraordinary meeting following the youth league’s scathing attack on Finance Minister


Barbarism in the name of tradition

Staff Reporter   MASERU   IT was brutal. And the torture was intense. Battered into submission and after hours of excruciating torture, the six new students at Lerotholi Polytechnic could


The DC, rascals and elders

THE Democratic Congress (DC)’s kindergarten league is working overtime these days. As usually their work will not attract any compensation. Never underestimate the zeal of a political volunteer. If its


AU commends Lesotho

Staff Reporter   MASERU   THE African Union (AU) recognised Lesotho as one of 13 countries that strongly upholds women’s rights at a summit held in Rwanda last month. The


Lesotho’s economy on the mend

Business Reporter MASERU   LESOTHO’s economy could be on the mend with sustained growth expected in the next two years, according to projections from the Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL).