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Forestry minister, PS clash

MASERU – THE Ministry of Forestry is a house on fire. At the centre of the clashes are the Minister Leshoboro Mohlajoa and his Principal Secretary ’Maseithati Mabeleng. The clashes

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LRA to host second tax expo

MASERU – THE Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA)’s second tax expo that is set for next Wednesday will include a discussion on building a culture of voluntary compliance. The LRA spokesman,

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The sad tales of exile

MASERU – TORTURED by the police and forced into exile over a leaked document, the only thing that kept Assistant Superintendent Bereng Ramahetlane feel alive was a famo song. Famo

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Retired police officer shot dead

MASERU – A RETIRED police officer and successful businessman was shot dead at a bar on Sunday night in Ha-Mantšebo, about some 30 kilometres south of Maseru. The officer, in

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Students bemoan teachers’ strike

MASERU – STUDENTS who are set to sit for their national exams this month say they have not been adequately prepared for the tests following a year-long stand-off between teachers

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Chaos mars teachers’ salary payments

MASERU – THERE is chaos at the Ministry of Education after the government bungled the implementation of the no-work-no-pay policy on teachers. It emerged this week that teachers who were

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The rape of the sick

MASERU – IN the first incident a single donkey given to Likengkeng’s* grandmother was all that justice amounted to for all that the underage girl endured when a man seized

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New Ministers to be sworn-in

MASERU – PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane is expected to reshuffle Cabinet with the new ministers being sworn-in at the Royal Palace today. Thabane’s spokesman, Thabo Thakalekoala, confirmed news of the

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’Mokose gave ‘jobs to party supporters’

MASERU – A former private secretary to a minister, Lebohang Mochaba, dropped a bombshell in court on Tuesday when she alleged that her former boss recruited people based on political

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Why Mayor was fired

MASERU – MASERU Mayor Mpho Moloi’s troubles could have been a result of a fierce battle to control a M350 million road tender, court documents have revealed. This is contained