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Reforms must now take off

A 1 200-strong SADC standby force is expected in Lesotho this week to oversee key reforms. This is in line with a SADC resolution to send a force to help

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Good leadership is a rare commodity in Lesotho

To hear the leader of the Alliance of Democrats (AD) Monyane Moleleki announce that he intends to make way for a younger leader in his constituency of Machache is refreshing

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Shock stats on teacher, student sexual abuse

LERIBE – A PROSECUTOR has released alarming statistics on the sexual abuse of students by teachers. More than 100 cases have been reported since 2011, said district prosecutor Taeli Sello.

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Mokhosi dragged into NSS vehicle saga

MASERU – FORMER Defence Minister, Tšeliso Mokhosi, allegedly illegally allocated a National Security Service (NSS) vehicle to his personal aide who is not an NSS officer. The aide, Mahlomola Makhube,

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Are they asking for it?

teachers claim students are the seducers HLOTSE – GIRLS going to school without wearing any undergarments, others sitting at “strategic positions” for teachers to have a view of their private

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NUL registrar rejects graft charge

MASERU – IN August, the National University of Lesotho (NUL) registrar, Liteboho Maqalika-Lerotholi, found herself in a storm. Thato Ponya, the firebrand Students Representative Council leader (SRC), was pelting her

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Ex-convict kidnaps woman, demands M5 million ransom

MASERU – THATO Busakoe, a rape convict who was released on parole, is wanted by the police after he allegedly kidnapped a woman on Saturday morning before demanding a ransom

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Prepare for elections, says Mosisili

MASERU – FORMER Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili says he wishes the coalition government a long life so that he can have time to overhaul his Democratic Congress (DC) party and

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Man arrested for M1.2 million fraud

MASERU – A 29-year-old man is behind bars after he was nabbed for an elaborate fraud that could have cost a local bank M1.2 million. Napo Moliko appeared in the

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Scott says he was beaten to implicate Thabane

MASERU – MURDER suspect Lehlohonolo Scott says he was tortured to implicate Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. Scott, who was in the witness box defending himself against a litany of testimonies