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Ministry grilled over school feeding cash

MASERU – THE Public Accounts Committee is livid that money meant to feed children from poor families was lost under questionable circumstances. The committee has in recent weeks been combing reports

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Group wants Mokhele fired

MASERU – A SMALL group of about 20 people marched to Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s offices last Friday demanding the sacking of Police Minister ’Mampho Mokhele. Mokhele is also acting Minister

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‘Security agencies must be apolitical’

MASERU – THE country’s security agencies should strive to be apolitical, Defence Principal Secretary Makotoko Bereng has said, as the country grapples with a reform process aimed at cementing democracy. The

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‘Deal with those fomenting chaos in army’

MASERU – FORMER army commander Lieutenant General Makhula Mosakeng says civilians who infiltrate the army to influence rebellion must be severely punished irrespective of their status in society. Lt. Gen. Mosakeng

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Families fume over deal

MASERU – THE families of victims of the army’s brutality are fuming after the government signed a deal with the opposition that will see the prosecution of offenders suspended until after

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Mosito to be sworn in

MASERU – JUSTICE Kananelo Mosito will be sworn in today as the President of the Court of Appeal. The government’s spokesman, Nthakeng Selinyane, confirmed yesterday that the swearing-in of Justice Mosito

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Chaka: the boss who lived large

MASERU – THE beleaguered former boss of the Land Administration Authority (LAA), Mahashe Chaka, could have cooked his academic qualifications to land the top job. That is according to a draft

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Illegal miners ‘starved’ to death

MASERU – THEY were literally starved to death after the police allegedly blockaded their way out. Others died of dehydration. Those that were lucky to be rescued were so emaciated they

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Reforms deal challenged

MASERU – THE reforms deal signed between government and the opposition last week has run into a legal hurdle, thepost can reveal. This, after a Mafeteng businessman filed a case in