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Fiery trade unionist suspended

MASERU – FIREBRAND teachers’ trade unionist, Letsatsi Ntsibolane, was suspended from duty last week. Ntsibolane, who is a teacher at Lithabaneng High School, was slapped with the suspension letter last Friday.

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Teachers to vote on strike

MASERU – TEACHERS from the country’s five trade unions will next Tuesday vote to decide if they should embark on a strike that is likely to cripple the education sector. The

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The grannies who still take care of babies

MASERU – At 90, ’Mapuleng Sello is still babysitting, never mind that she is blind, struggles to walk and last gave birth 60 years ago. As many young people succumb to

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Villagers say will fight back

BUTHA-BUTHE – IN Kao’s Ha-Shishila, villagers who survived a police revenge attack that left one dead are irate and itching for justice against the police and a local mine they accuse

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Detainees’ wives plead for justice

MASERU- THE families of soldiers and policemen in custody for various crimes are worried that their relatives will not get fair trials. In a detailed letter to the Southern Africa Litigation

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Ex-accountant grilled over missing cash

MASERU – The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has heard that M82 000 meant to pay workers under the poverty reduction programme “miraculously turned into scrap papers”. A former accountant in the

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PAC quizzes police over M47 million

MASERU – THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) quizzed the Ministry of Police on how it used the M47 million received from the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in 2011 and 2014. The

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Chieftainess demands apology from Mapesela

MASERU – CHIEFTAINESS ’Matlhokomelo Matsepe of Ha-Molipa in Kolonyama says she is hurt after Defence Minister Tefo Mapesela insulted her over the radio. She wants Mapesela to go to her village

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ABC’s attorneys withdraw from case

MASERU – ATTORNEYS who are representing the All Basotho Convention (ABC) in a case in which the Koro-Koro constituency is seeking to overturn a High Court judgment have withdrawn from the

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The dignity of labour

Butha-Buthe – FOR almost 11 years Chaba Mokuku, 52, had shouted his voice hoarse on the need to grow a strong private sector in Lesotho. Mokuku is head of the World