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School defrauded of M67 200

MASERU – A 32-year-old man who masqueraded as a travel agent and defrauded a local high school of M67 200 appeared in court this week charged with fraud. The money was


Businessman, widow in fight over companies

MASERU – A LOCAL businessman, Thabiso Mothabeng, is locked in a fierce legal fight against his late business partner’s widow, ’Mamoeti Thipane, over the ownership and control of two companies. Mothabeng

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A material that performs wonders

ROMA – AS Dr Mopeli Fabiane demonstrates a new material he calls graphene, you can almost sense an intense passion in his heart. Graphene is a material that will beat your


Becoming a people time will forget

JUST last week, two vandals apparently entered Makoanyane Square and began to trash the replica of the WWII Spitfire that stands in the centre of this place that is the


Muckraker: Poor Lucy

EVEN those with tummies brimming with jealousy will admit that Lucy Liphafa, the long suffering Auditor General, is a stunner. She is a smashing beauty with a glowing smile that


The politicisation of the public service

Continued from last week…………… When, notwithstanding the king and BCP’s opposition, the British gave independence to Lesotho under BNP rule, Mokhehle is reported to have said: “Give Jonathan independence, but


Sexuality should be a private affair

Sexuality is a private affair, and no matter how many arguments may be put forward as to the definition of the issue of one’s sexual inclination, orientation, or, tendency it


’Mojakhomo: a big own goal

RESPECTED international human rights defenders, Amnesty International, and the Transformation Resource Centre this week added their voices to demands to find ’Makarabo Mojakhomo. Mojakhomo, who worked for First Lady Maesaiah


Fight gender-based violence

About three years ago, a female teacher was brutally murdered by her husband somewhere in Maseru in their home. Her badly decaying body was found a few weeks later by

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‘Sex crazy’ teacher fights suspension

MASERU – A SCHOOL principal is fighting both the police and the Ombudsman for trying to force her to rehire a teacher accused of asking for sexual favours from a pupil.