Lessons from the Xie Yan case

The announcement that the Prime Minister had appointed Yan Xie a Lesotho citizen of Chinese origin as the“Head of Special Projects and Prime Minister’s Special Envoy and Trade Advisor on


Not so pretty a picture

TWO weeks ago the government shut down controversial private radio station, MoAfrika FM, allegedly over a M100 000 debt to the Lesotho National Broadcasting Service (LNBS). The decision to switch


Maintaining vigilance over our pride, our democracy and our taxes

IT has come to light that the Prime Minister has appointed a Mr Yan Xie as Head of Special Projects and Special Envoy and Trade Advisor on China-Asia Network.  For

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The close shave

MASERU – IT is more than just a hair cut. It is a statement of fashion that runs counter to conventional views about female beauty. In Maseru street lingo, they


LCD temporarily withdraws election case

MASERU – THE Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) says it has not given up its fight to challenge the June 3 election but has just temporally withdrawn the case to

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Ramainoane, in-laws in fresh fight over property

MASERU – CONTROVERSIAL MoAfrika FM managing director, Sebonomoea Ramainoane, and his in-laws are at each other throats over property, hardly four weeks after the burial of his wife. Ramainoane and


Big guns fight for presidency

Maseru – The Lesotho Football Association (LEFA) has thrown its weight behind current president Salemane Phafane as he prepares to run for another term as boss.  LEFA will hold presidential

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The songs that won the struggle

MASERU – SEBILI Sebili is more than a singer. He is a teller of fortunes of some sort too, especially for those in the roller coaster called politics. Life is


Khetheng murder suspects face suspension

MASERU – FOUR police officers suspected of murdering Constable Mokalekale Khetheng have been slapped with letters requiring them to explain why they should not be suspended. The officers were supposed

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‘Metsing on hit-list’

MASERU – THE Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) says its leader,Mothetjoa Metsing, should have state security because he is marked for death as he appears on a list of people