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Majoro wants security of tenure for SMMEs

MASERU – MINISTER of FINANCE Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro says the government will do its utmost to reduce SMMEs’ lack of security of tenure. Speaking during his budget speech yesterday,

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Water woes in Qiloane

MAFETENG – ’Marefuoe Shale, 30, from Qiloane Ha-Ramatheko in Likhoele constituency, wakes up at the crack of dawn to draw some water for her family. All she needs in a

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Radio station suspends programmes

MASERU – Controversial private radio station Thaha-Khube FM has over the last two weeks not been running its programmes. The station has only been playing music continuously. The radio station’s

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Reporters and slow minds

UNCLE Tom’s government has barely gathered its spanners, but fear-mongers have already jumped into action with zest. The shrieking battalion has fl ed the madhouse and bedlam has ensued. So

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…As opposition reacts angrily to ‘King’s speech’

MOHALE’S HOEK – THE opposition has angrily reacted to a call by King Letsie III calling for the full implementation of the SADC commission recommendations. Controversial secretary general of the

Africa

Ray ‘Chikapa’ Phiri

ON MONDAY morning, there was no one when I got to the office, I guess I was too early. And so I went to the corner where I met this

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Time to deliver

WE are thrilled by the budget presented by Finance Minister Dr Moketsi Majoro to parliament yesterday. Dr Majoro appears to have made the right noises about what needs to be

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Decide for yourself

The Minister of finance presented the 2017/18 budget proposal estimates to the National Assembly yesterday. I cannot help but wonder how many of my country folk appreciate and understand the

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King gives nod to SADC recommendations

MASERU – KING Letsie III says all SADC commission recommendations and decisions will be fully implemented by his government. The King made the comment while officially opening Lesotho’s 10th parliament

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Defence minister pledges to bring home exiled soldiers

MASERU – As long as the Defence Minister Sentje Lebona says he is working on the modalities for the safe return of soldiers who fled the country two years ago