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‘Blue bank’ touches lives

MASERU – QUEEN ’Masenate Mohato Seeiso yesterday received M62 000 from Standard Lesotho Bank for the Hlokomela Banana Project. The money will be used to buy sanitary towels for girls. The

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Rated R in messy fight for payments

MASERU – RELEBOHILE Mafatle, popularly known as Rated R, is in a battle with the Ministry of Communications over his payments. The presenter of Lesotho Television’s Urban Jams, a Saturday music

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Inflation rate drops to 3.8 percent

MASERU – LESOTHO’S annual inflation rate declined from 4.8 percent in March to 3.8 percent in April. This was revealed by the Central Bank of Lesotho governor, Dr Retšelisitsoe Matlanyane when

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Vanishing dockets worry Chief Magistrate

MASERU – CHIEF Magistrate ’Matankiso Nthunya has expressed serious concerns over the disappearance of dockets because of the manual filing system. In the courts, Nthunya said cases are written in long

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PS ordered to purge ‘contemptuous conduct’

MASERU – FOREIGN Affairs Principal Secretary has been ordered to purge his “contemptuous conduct” after he ignored a High Court order which was issued earlier this year. Justice Tšeliso Monaphathi had

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Prison warder suspended

MASERU – A prison warder who told the Ombudsman that the Lesotho Correctional Service (LCS) carries out promotions based on political affiliation has been suspended. Sergeant Bokang Ramotena was told not

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AD youth killed in Mokhotlong

MASERU – An Alliance of Democrats (AD) youth was killed on Saturday night during a quarrel at a party concert in Mokhotlong. Police spokesman Superintendent Mpiti Mopeli confirmed the incident. He

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Total Lesotho boss in trouble

MASERU – TOTAL Lesotho Managing Director, Onward Tubela, is in hot water for allegedly violating a court order. An employee of Total Lesotho wants the company and Tubela charged for contempt

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Taming the beast

MASERU – How much is a bribe depends on who you are, what influence you want to buy and what trouble you want to avoid. And it starts right at the

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‘Fake prophet’ barred from Lesotho

MASERU – THE High Court has temporarily barred a self-proclaimed prophet from South Africa who is charging a consultation fee to meet him face-to-face. ‘Prophet’ Mafa Tsoane (Pictured) of the Liberation