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New road for Ha-Shelile

MASERU – Villagers in Ha-Shelile have for years viewed themselves as the poor cousins in a constituency that boasts of an industrial hub and houses of top officials. With dilapidated roads,

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PM brokers famo peace deal

MASERU – PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane says he has ended a bloody conflict between famo gang leaders, Rethabile Mokete and Sarele Sello. Mokete, widely known as Mosotho Chakela, leads a gang

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Senator resigns

MASERU – THE All Basotho Convention (ABC) Senator ‘Mamotsie Motsie has resigned from the Senate on Tuesday. This happened barely 30 days after she resigned from her position as the Minister

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WFP lifts local farmers

LERIBE – IN a move set to boost the fortunes of local farmers, the World Food Programme (WFP), UN agency, has bought huge quantities of beans from Basotho smallholder farmers. The

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The appeal of the NUL chatbot

ROMA – The National University of Lesotho (NUL) ChatBot is a brilliant “human-free” platform created by NUL student, Kabelo Lekhatla, which “understands” and answers your specific questions on Facebook, among

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Private sector to monitor tenders

MASERU – IN a move likely to enhance transparency, the private sector will now be represented on government tender panels. This, after Ministry of Finance agreed to the private sector’s request

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Just bath, moghel !

LET’S bin the jealous and admit that what is good is good. Suppress the envy and just soak in the beauty. Milk cannot be seasoned. Lesotho’s mountains are pristine. Sanko

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Common themes and change

Up the passage, throngs of little school children are heading off to school where they shall be taught to be; like others. It is the pattern of the continent and

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Legalise abortion

Last week, the minister of health Hon Nkaku Kabi declared that the Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial hospital is overcrowded. One of the reasons put forth by the minister as being behind

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Half a Billion Tanzanians?

I was one of five children, so I am in an invidious position when I write about population growth. That was quite normal at the time where I grew up,