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Table tennis squad picked

BUTHA-BUTHE – The Lesotho Table Tennis Association (LeTTA) this week picked a squad to represent Lesotho at the 2019 African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 Table Tennis Championships in

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MTB Championships off to a great start

MASERU – The 2019 Lesotho National Mountain Bike (MTB) Championships got underway last Saturday with a 30 kilometre cross-country race at Roma Trading Post. The final stage of the championships

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First rains expected in November

MASERU – THE El Nino curse has struck Lesotho again. As a result, the Lesotho Meteorological Service (LMS), says the country should expect to receive the first rains in November.

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New World Bank rep for Lesotho

PRETORIA – Marie Françoise Marie-Nelly has been appointed the World Bank’s new Country Director for Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa and Namibia. Marie-Nelly has extensive experience working in the Middle

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Four soldiers charged with murder

  MASERU – FOUR Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) members were yesterday finally charged with murder and remanded in custody, three years after they allegedly beat up a Qacha’s Nek woman

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Soldiers to foot own bills

MASERU – THE High Court on Tuesday overturned a decision by its Registrar to pay legal bills for soldiers who have been in detention since 2017. High Court Registrar, Pontšo

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Mahao group blasts Thabane, Metsing talks

MASERU – THE All Basotho Convention (ABC) national executive committee has condemned Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s peace talks with Mothetjoa Metsing. Thabane and Metsing, the Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD)

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The quality of air we breathe

ROMA – THE quality of air within the Roma Valley may not be as good as you think. This is according to the quiet and shy Malefatsane Ramphalile, who, like

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A bridge of hope

HA-SEKANTŠI – TURN back to the rural areas… that’s where the engine of development has to be found. As if following this wise counsel by renowned Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe,

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Swift, rough justice

…Woman battered in violent act of mob justice… MASERU – In typical mob justice style, the punishment was crude, violent and instant. And listening to a representative of the community