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Slow motion death in prison

MASERU – “IT is not the prisoners who need reformation, it is the prisons,” said Oscar Wilde, a famous Irish poet, way back in the 19th century. Yet, it stands true

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Molefe: the reluctant politician

MASERU – As a young man, Mpalipali Molefe used to herd cattle, play soccer and charm girls. Now he is charming his way into the hearts of the electorate and dribbling

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7 soldiers grilled over death of commando

MASERU – POLICE have grilled seven soldiers over last year’s death of a commando soldier, on Tuesday. The soldier, who was allegedly battered, died at Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital (QMMH) where

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Three insurance companies in trouble

MASERU – THREE insurance companies are in trouble after they allegedly defied the Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL) by engaging in business even after the central bank had revoked their

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Registrar quizzed over leak

MASERU – ASSISTANT Registrar in Chief Justice Nthomeng Majara’s office, ’Mamofuta Kale, has been interrogated by the police over a leaked  document. Kale said two police officers quizzed her over the

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College owes M18m to LRA

MASERU – THE Lesotho College of Education (LCE) owes M18 million in taxes accumulated over a decade, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was told on Monday. Education Ministry’s Principal Secretary Dr

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M38 million bill in back pay for government

MASERU – THE government will face a M38 million bill in back-pay if it bows to the police’s six percent salary demand. The Lesotho Police Staff Association, the closest the police

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Church leaders in messy fight

MASERU – A brutal fight between senior priests has thrown the Anglican Church in Lesotho into turmoil. Reverend Maieane Khaketla who was suspended for indiscipline last week has now teamed

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Bullet for police boss

MASERU – A senior police commander in Butha-Buthe district on Tuesday received two bullets and a note on his desk threatening unspecified action against him, thepost heard yesterday. The death threat

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How the MKM Ponzi Scheme unravelled

2001 – The Central Bank of Lesotho discovers that MKM Burial Society was offering insurance products without a licence. With the Central Bank’s help Star Lion Insurance Company was licensed for