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Rantšo barred from party’s elective conference

MASERU – THE Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) says it has barred its embattled leader, Keketso Rantšo, from contesting for any leadership position within the party. The party’s deputy secretary

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From accountancy to gardening

MASERU – AT college, Makoae Moremoholo and Atang Molieo studied accounting. But for a living, they are looking at accessories, gardening and farming. For the two young men, the allure

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The woman bus driver breaking barriers

MASERU – ’Manondlela Nyoni, the country’s only female long-distance bus driver, works in an industry where vulgar language and rogue behaviour are key to survival. Yet, the 49-year-old still conducts

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Keeping famo music alive

QACHA’S NEK – FAMO music, known to have originated from Basotho migrant workers who used to sing it during their leisure time, has grown into a massive brand over the

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Mojapela quizzed over Lipolelo killing

MASERU – THE police on Tuesday quizzed Socialist Revolutionary (SR) leader, Teboho Mojapela, over the killing of Lipolelo Thabane in June 2017. The interviewing of Mojapela comes after the police

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Bishop Taaso steps down

MASERU – THE head of the Anglican Church of Lesotho, Bishop Mallane Taaso, who is stepping down from his position, bid an emotional farewell to his flock last Friday. The

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Judge moans over dwindling budget

MASERU – Acting Chief Justice (ACJ) ’Maseforo Mahase on Monday bemoaned the dwindling budget allocated to the judiciary every year. Justice Mahase made these remarks during the official opening of

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Ministry says ‘ready’ for Coronavirus

MASERU – The Ministry of Health’s Director General, Dr ’Nyane Letsie says Lesotho has put in place mechanisms to screen all travellers who are coming into the country to stop

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Outrage over ’Maesaiah bail

MASERU – THE opposition says it is outraged by the Acting Chief Justice ’Maseforo Mahase’s decision to grant First Lady ’Maesaiah Thabane bail “despite being a flight risk”. Several opposition

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LMDA staff sharpen anti-fraud systems

MASERU – THE Lesotho Millennium Development Agency should strengthen anti-corruption systems, a senior Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) official has said. Christopher Williams, the MCC’s Senior Director for Anti-Fraud and Corruption,