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Decades of thirst

MAFETENG-FOR the past three decades, ’Makabelo Ngoanahali and dozens of other villagers have lived without clean water. And nobody in authority seemed to care. Yet, health officials are constantly telling

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Patlotsa’s road to fame

BELA-BELA-HE is trending on social media, where he often appears in videos standing before his students and eloquently leading them in a lengae – a ceremonial song for the initiated.

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When art meets science

ROMA-HE made and took his waste paper sculptures to the National University of Lesotho (NUL) Innovation Hub.Then he came back with exact copies of the same sculptures but now made

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LEC board booted out

MASERU-ENERGY Minister Mohapi Mohapinyane on Monday dissolved the Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) board for alleged “incompetence”.The nine-member board was tasked with guiding the company implement strategies to help meet the

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Disgruntled ‘chiefs’ speak out

MOHALE’S HOEK-EIGHT men of Maphutšeng in Mohale’s Hoek are chiefs when it suits the government. When they demand payment for their services, they are suddenly relegated to commoners.Now confused, the

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Mother watches as newly born baby dies

QUTHING-A helpless mother watched as her newly born baby died because striking doctors could not help.The first time mother, ’Makutloano Lelosa, lost her baby after writhing in pain at the

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Metsing blasts Covid funeral controls

MASERU-THE Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader Mothetjoa Metsing has criticised Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro’s Covid-19 regulations on funerals. Last Saturday Majoro ordered funerals to be held before 10am as

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ABC says will ‘protect’ Thabane

MASERU-A crunch meeting between three executive committees of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) resolved to “protect and respect” party leader Thomas Thabane.However, the protection does not include shielding Thabane from

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Bean deal for Lesotho farmers

MASERU-A local food packaging company has come to the rescue of farmers who were struggling to get a reliable market for their beans because of the Covid-19 crisis. Tasty Food

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The ‘groupthink’ mentality killing business

MASERU-HORDES of Basotho are queuing to buy paraffin in downtown Maseru.Just about 10 metres away, there are four other small outlets, also selling paraffin. Within that small radius are five