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Tebellong Hospital struggles to cope

Qacha’s Nek – SITUATED in a mountainous area and surrounded by farmland and scrub-brush, Tebellong Hospital is a hard to reach place for many in dire need of its services. But

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Police officers beat up chief

MASERU – IT is not too often that a chief is beaten in front of his own subjects. But that is what happened to Chief Lebohang Sehauli of Likhoele Ha-Mahosi in

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By boat and on horseback

QACHA’S NEK – Unable to get a pregnant woman across the river to the nearest hospital, midwife Teboho Phalo had the most hair-raising experience of her career – delivering a baby

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LEPOSA challenges promotions

MASERU – THE Lesotho Police Staff Association (LEPOSA) has lodged an urgent application in the High Court seeking to block the promotion of six senior police officers. LEPOSA has asked the

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Speaker digs in over Mokhothu

MASERU – THE Speaker of Parliament Sephiri Motanyane and the Clerk of Parliament, Fine Maema, say while Mathibeli Mokhothu is the Leader of Opposition in Parliament he does not qualify for

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Beyond the call of duty

MASERU – WHEN Tseko Bohloa, 63, was informed that King Letsie III had appointed him to serve in the National University of Lesotho (NUL) Council, he was pleasantly surprised. Without any

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More trouble for Mahao suspects

MASERU – THE eight soldiers accused of the murder of Lieutenant General Maparaankoe Mahao have been slapped with two additional charges of attempted murder.  This time they are being charged for

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Editor case: prosecution opposes bail

MASERU – THE prosecution is fiercely opposing the bail application of two of the three soldiers accused of trying to kill Lesotho Times Editor Lloyd Mutungamiri.  The prosecution says the soldiers,

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Storm over Reforms Bill

MASERU – OPPOSITION parties and civil society organisations are furious at the government for allegedly sidelining them during the drafting of the National Reforms Commission Bill 2018. Irate opposition MPs walked

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Matlama snap up Makhooane

MASERU – Econet Premier League giants Matlama have snapped up Kananelo Makhooane on loan from rivals Lioli. The Lesotho international goalkeeper joins Matlama until the end of the season with an