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Trump and Iran

“ . . . One orb to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them.” Five months ago, during Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, he was invited to

Comment

Two sides must find each other

AS reported elsewhere in this newspaper, SADC has implored the government of Lesotho to urgently convene an all-stakeholders conference to discuss the pressing issue of reforms. Since August 2014, SADC

Insight

Justice is not blind

It’s often said that justice is blind. And if by this expression it is meant that justice is impartial and objective, then I don’t believe it. Consider how it has

Business

Casting away chains of poverty

MASERU – FOR decades, Basotho farmers were dependent on a South African wool and mohair brokers’ cooperative society, Boeremakelaars Koöperatief Beperk (BKB), to sell their wool and mohair. The BKB

Local News

Council razes down fences at illegal plots

MASERU – THE Maseru City Council (MCC) on Tuesday destroyed perimeter fences at houses illegally constructed on land reserved for sports facilities in Lepereng. The council also pulled down the

News

Former PS charged with fraud

MASERU – FORMER Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Social Development, Selloane Qhobela, appeared before a Maseru magistrate on Monday charged with fraud. Qhobela, 53, is also charged with theft.

Local News

Pastor Mochochoko: a champion of the poor

MASERU – “THERE is no way of hiding. There is no way to avoid the poor. We need more people who can help. We need more people who have the

Local News

Meeting with exiled leaders flops

MASERU – A MEETING that had been scheduled between the government and exiled opposition leaders in Pretoria, South Africa, flopped after the opposition claimed it had not been “officially invited”

Local News

Ramaphosa pleads for dialogue

MASERU – SADC envoy Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday expressed hopes that the Post-Elections National Dialogue will mark the beginning of Lesotho’s recovery from conflict and instability. Speaking at the Post Elections

Local News

Two soldiers detained over civilian’s killing

MASERU – TWO army suspects in the killing of Lisebo Tang were detained at the police headquarters last night. Police spokesman Inspector Mpiti Mopeli confirmed the detention of the two