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A giant of Lesotho politics

LIKHOELE – ’MATHABISO Lepono might be retired as a politician, but she strongly believes she knows what it takes to turn the country onto the path of political stability. Her

Budget a damp squib, say teachers

MASERU – THE fiery spokesman for the Lesotho Association of Teacher’s (LAT) Letsatsi Ntsiolane says the budget presented in Parliament by Finance Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro on Tuesday was a

Opposition raps budget

MASERU – Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader, Mothetjoa Metsing, says the budget speech presented by Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro on Tuesday was set against a background of exclusionary politics.

Paying for ‘sins’

MASERU – GET ready to pay more for your ‘sins’. In the next few weeks quenching your thirst with a glass of beer, wine or brandy will cost you more.

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Majoro’s maths headache

MASERU – Finance Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro has zeroed in on the wage bill as he tries to trim runaway government expenditure. He said the wage bill which is eating

When a gangster dies

MASERU – WHEN a soldier dies the funeral is a sombre and formal affair. Covered in a national flag, the coffin is lowered to the sound of a 21 gun

Majoro’s sharp knife

MASERU – FINANCE Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro says the government’s books are not balancing. Dr Majoro told Parliament during his budget speech on Tuesday that there was an urgent need

We’re not going anywhere: Mahao

MASERU – THE newly elected deputy leader of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) Prof Nqosa Mahao says they will not agree to demands to hold fresh elections to choose a

Anger over 0%

MASERU – CIVIL servants are fuming over Finance Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro’s decision not to award them a salary increase this year. There are indications that Majoro’s decision which he

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Rivals in panic mode, say Bantu

MASERU – Bantu vice-president Molefi Lengosane says he is not surprised by the numerous court cases brought against his club by fellow Econet Premier League teams. Lengosane’s comments come after the