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The kids eking a living on the streets

MASERU – THABANG Mohapi, was just 12-years-old when he dropped out of school five years ago and he has no intention of going back. Born and raised in Ha-Foso, about 10

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M17 million fraud suspects shoot to 14

MASERU – THE number of suspects involved in a case in which two senior officials of the Movement for Economic Change (MEC) are charged with theft of M17 million has ballooned

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Minister rebuts MPs’ criticism

MASERU – SMALL Businesses Development Minister Chalane Phori says he will not take the blame for Meraka Lesotho’s dodgy recruitment policies. Phori was responding to last week’s attack by MPs, particularly

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Top officer testifies how Motšomotšo died

MASERU – THE identity of the soldier who was in Lieutenant General Khoantle Motšomotšo’s office when he was shot and killed by his subordinates was finally revealed this week in the

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Lawyers tussle over legality of promotions

MASERU – THE Court of Appeal yesterday heard arguments in a case in which 36 police officers who were controversially promoted a day after snap elections last year are fighting for

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Panic over fuel shortages

MASERU – THERE was panic in Maseru yesterday after rumours there would be a critical shortage of petrol in the country starting this week. There were long queues at most filling

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Consultative process for reforms

MASERU – –PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane says the first plenary national dialogue meeting had succeeded in identifying the challenges that trigger conflicts in Lesotho. Key among those challenges were interference

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Funeral parlour disowns ‘fraudster’

MASERU – SENTEBALE Gap Funeral chief executive officer, Aliciah Motšoane, says Senatla Lejone, who is their former employee, is being investigated for fraud by Lesotho’s anti-corruption unit. Motšoane was speaking in

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NSS boss attacks politicians

MASERU – NATIONAL Security Service (NSS) Director General Phello Ralenkoane says he is tired of politicians interfering in the running of his institution to influence the recruitment of political activists. Speaking

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Judges attacked

MASERU – THE Minister of Sports Dr Mahali Phamotse has accused Lesotho’s judges of dabbling in politics in comments that triggered a furore at the multi-stakeholders’ conference on reforms in Maseru.