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The man who has seen it all

MASERU – RUCKUS over whether national political reforms should be a priority is a sheer waste of time, according to former Deputy Prime Minister Lesao Lehohla. As if he is reading

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The making of the new MCC compact

MASERU – IN December 2017, Lesotho was reselected to benefit from a second compact of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a United States-funded programme that helps the poorest countries fight poverty

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Moleleki forgives rowdy AD youths

MASERU – YOUTHS that burnt the Alliance of Democrats (AD) property are off the hook and will not be prosecuted after party leader and Deputy Prime Minister Monyane Moleleki, forgave them.

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New law for sanitary pads

MASERU – A law making it mandatory for government to provide sanitary wear to school girls is on the cards in a move that could help curb absenteeism from school by

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Why farmers are fighting for BKB

MASERU – THE government might find it tough to break the bond between wool farmers and BKB, the South African company that has been acting as the broker for Lesotho’s wool

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Students drop strike

MASERU – STUDENTS at Mokoallong High School withdrew from a strike action to commemorate the International Peace Day in partnership with the Development for Peace Education (DPE) last Monday. Teachers say

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Parly adopts wool regulations

MASERU – PARLIAMENT has adopted Wool and Mohair Regulations that are at the centre of a deepening rift between farmers and the government. Fifty-three MPs who were on the government’s

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Chinese whirlwind hits Lesotho

TEYATEYANENG – IN September more than 50 African leaders trooped to Beijing for the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit, a jamboree where China showcases its warm relations with Africa. A

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Former PM bodyguard up for murder

MASERU – A former bodyguard of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane appeared before Magistrate Court on Friday charged with murder. Colonel Teboho Ramoepana, 57, was remanded in custody by the court after

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Ultimatum for Thabane

MASERU – WOOL and mohair farmers have given Prime Minister Thomas Thabane a week to intervene in their squabble with the government or face unspecified action. Hundreds of farmers from across