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John Xie’s big lie exposed

MASERU – YAN ‘John’ Xie, a controversial Chinese businessman with strong links to Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, allegedly used local fronts to win multimillion maloti government tenders. But when he got

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Sekoai wins 9-year battle for reinstatement

MASERU-’Mathato Sekoai has finally won a bruising nine-year legal battle for reinstatement to her position as High Court and Court of Appeal Registrar. In a judgment delivered last Friday, High

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Big, fat women

MASERU- BASOTHO women are having their waist lines broader and bigger. Obesity and being overweight in the country are on the increase among women and are at their highest since 1997.

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Mahao reads riots act

MASERU – THE deputy leader of the All Basotho Convention (ABC), Professor Nqosa Mahao, yesterday told his rivals to accept the court judgment that confirmed his election into office or face

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Sex scandal hits varsity

MASERU- YET another sex scandal has hit the National University of Lesotho (NUL). This time a professor is accused of groping and fondling students. The allegations against the Professor ** (whose

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Setsomi hits hard times

MASERU – SENIOR Superintendent Lebohang Setsomi’s return from a tough two years in exile has turned sour. S/Supt Setsomi came back from South Africa in September after the government said he

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New Leposa boss talks tough

MASERU – THE new president of Lesotho Police Staff Association (Leposa), Senior Inspector Teboho Modia, says his immediate task is to deal with a myriad of problems affecting police officers. Senior

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NSS agent sues police for M3m

MASERU – A National Security Service (NSS) agent is suing the police for M3 million for injuries he suffered when a group of officers shot and assaulted him. Lebohang Ramakoala filed

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Thinyane faces M13.6m theft charge

MASERU – THE chairman of the Lesotho National Wool and Mohair Growers Association (LNWMGA), Mokoenehi Thinyane, is facing theft charges involving M13.6 million. Thinyane appeared in the Maseru magistrate’s court on

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MFP leaders bury hatchet

MASERU- MOEKETSE Malebo has made peace with the man who masterminded his ouster as Marematlou Freedom Party (MFP) leader two years ago. Thoriso Lekatsa replaced Malebo as MFP leader in June