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‘Maseribane quizzed over Lipolelo murder

MASERU-POLICE have quizzed Chief Thesele ‘Maseribane of the Basotho National Party (BNP) over the death of Lipolelo Thabane, as law enforcement agents widen the net in their quest to nail


Book tender deal ‘haunts’ Phamotse

MASERU-SPORTS Minister Dr Mahali Phamotse is under investigation for a book tender that happened when she was education minister in 2015, thepost can reveal. Dr Phamotse was told that she


Mahao murder trial begins

MASERU-THE first state witness in the Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao murder case is set to testify in court today after the accused soldiers’ bid to have the presiding judge recuse


Lawyer insists ’Maesaiah still in Lesotho

MASERU-FUGITIVE First Lady ’Maesaiah Thabane’s lawyer, Advocate Rethabile Setlojoane, insists she is still in the country and they occasionally meet. Advocate Setlojoane told Justice Tšeliso Monaphathi on Tuesday that ’Maesaiah


…But Mapesela hits back with venom

Maseru-TEFO Mapesela, the Minister of Forestry, has labelled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s coalition partners “disloyal” for writing a cutting letter to the King. Mapesela said Deputy Prime Minister Monyane Moleleki,


Coalition partners sting Thabane

MASERU -AS Prime Minister Thomas Thabane tussled with Police Commissioner Holomo Molibeli his three coalition were plotting to push him off the cliff. Deputy Prime Minister Monyane Moleleki, Communications Minister


AG warns police boss

MASERU-ATTORNEY General Haae Phoofolo says the decision by Police Commissioner Holomo Molibeli to summon Prime Minister Thomas Thabane for interrogation could trigger a constitutional crisis. Commissioner Molibeli last week wrote


8 MPs fight for PM’s post

MASERU-A fierce battle to succeed Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has ensued in the All Basotho Convention (ABC) party amid revelations that eight MPs had now entered the race. Nearly a


LDF crush Kick4Life

MASERU – Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) came from behind to beat Kick4Life 3-1 in an Econet Premier League encounter played at Setsoto Stadium yesterday. The win eases pressure on LDF as


Bantu turn on the heat

  MASERU – The Econet Premier League made its long awaited return from the festive break last weekend and it did not disappoint. Here are some of the main talking points