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Churchgoers defy court order

MASERU – THERE was drama in Motimposo last Friday when angry churchgoers defied a court order and resisted when the police tried to enforce it. Nineteen members of the Zion Faith

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Teachers’ strike hangs in the balance

MASERU – THE month-long teachers’ strike set to begin on August 2 is hanging in the balance after the Progressive Association of Lesotho Teachers (PALT) withdrew its support. PALT Executive Secretary

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‘Under the tree’ classrooms rile ministry

MASERU – THE Ministry of Education says it is concerned by cases of students who are being taught under trees and in church halls due to lack of classrooms. This was

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’Maesaia punches against cancer

MASERU – THE founder of the Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa (SCCA), Princess Nikky Naleli Onyeri, has warned the First Lady ’Maesaia Thabane to steer clear of controversy.

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Former Fokothi boss grilled

MASERU- THE former rector of the Lerotholi Polytechnic Tsietsi Lebakae was on Thursday quizzed by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over M348 000 transferred to South Africa during his tenure. The

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‘Waste tyres are not wasted tyres’

ROMA – “Waste tyres are not wasted tyres,” says Malefane Tšephe, a National University of Lesotho (NUL) graduate who believes car tyres’ fate should not be the dumpsites in the first

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The writer as a vessel

When a revered colleague of mine recently told me in clear terms that, “There are two kinds of people that you don’t mess around with . . . and these

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The real problem with ‘Maesaiah

YOU will be an unalloyed dimwit to defend ‘Maesaiah Thabane following the fiasco she caused at Maseru Private Hospital last week. But it will be unfair to lynch her solely

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National Budget failing to serve the youths

THE National budget is a crucial document in fuelling the functionality of the development levers of our society. It is the glue that binds the policies, activities and programmes for

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Find these killers

YET again we report in this newspaper the harrowing story of how five defenceless women were gunned down, execution style, in their homes in Rothe Ha-Mokaoli this week. While the