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Water, power tariffs hike looms

MASERU – THE Lesotho Electricity and Water Authority (LEWA) has received tariff review applications from WASCO and LEC for the 2017/2018 financial year. WASCO is requesting approval for a revenue

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Chiefs are an unhappy lot

MASERU – VILLAGE chiefs are an unhappy lot. This is because for years they have been receiving very little from the government to run their offices. Those in extremely poor

Sports

Nkulu eyes golden boot award

Maseru – Leading Vodacom Premier League scorer Nzenze Nkulu has set his sights on claiming this season’s golden boot award. The Linare hitman has found the net 14 times already

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‘We’ll not rest until Mosisili is out’

MASERU – ORGANISERS of a protest march say they will not rest until Parliament passes a motion of no-confidence against Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili. The Clerk of Parliament, Fine Maema,

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Mahaos to form ‘victims association’

MASERU – THE family of slain former army commander Maaparankoe Mahao is leading the formation of an association of what it says are victims of brutality by the army. The

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Political risk worry business

MASERU – BUSINESSES in Africa are increasingly worried about political risk and violence, according to Allianz Risk Barometer, an institute that monitors risk. The survey conducted among 1 237 risk

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Speaking truth to power

MASERU – CRITICS say the Transformation Resource Centre (TRC) is a patently biased organisation that is pursuing a partisan agenda in favour of the opposition. That is nonsense, according to

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Minister pledges to clean up ‘mess’

THE Lesotho Police Staff Association (LEPOSA) has for years complained about poor working conditions, especially about dilapidated offices and residences. The police staff’s complaints have been that the government is

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Sadc reforms roadmap

In 2014 Lesotho’s First Coalition Government, which came into power in 2012, began to experience a tension that eventually led the country to a political crisis. SADC appointed the Deputy

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The paradox of death in Lesotho

ON June 20, 1979 Maile Mosisili was born in Maseru. On the February 11, 2002 our brother, Maile, was shot at around 11pm.   The shooting happened at or near the