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Uproar over Covid-19 budget

MASERU-THE government was this week battling to contain massive reputational damage after a budget document suggesting rampant profligacy at the Covid-19 Command Centre was leaked to the public. The document,

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Lesotho firm to manufacture PPEs

MASERU-JONSSON Manufacturing Lesotho, a Maputsoe-based firm, was this week granted permission to produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The company’s chairman, Nick Jonsson, said in

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Lockdown collapses

MASERU-A lockdown imposed by the government in late March due to the Covid-19 pandemic has spectacularly collapsed with thousands of people flocking into Maseru central business district this week. Long,

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Pension dispute sucks in Majoro

MASERU-FINANCE Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro has been dragged into the bitter fight over the contract to manage the Public Officers Defined Contribution Pension Fund (PODCPF). The battle is between the

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Drama as judge grabs case

MASERU-THERE was drama at the High Court this week after Acting Chief Justice ’Maseforo Mahase allegedly tried to grab a case allocated to another judge. It is alleged that Justice

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SADC piles pressure on Thabane

MASERU-DEPUTY Prime Minister Monyane Moleleki was in South Africa last night on a damage control mission after a diplomatic fallout triggered by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s statements last week. Moleleki’s