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M3 billion to end Tšepong contract

MASERU-THE government could pay as much as M3 billion to cancel its contract with Tšepong (Pty) Ltd, thepost can reveal.That is enough money to build at least three more hospitals

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Army warns criminals

MASERU-DEPUTY army commander, Major General Matela Matobakele, has threatened to unleash the might of the military on criminals wreaking havoc in rural communities.In a spine-chilling warning, Major General Matobakele invoked

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BeForward ban stings Basotho

…as Government is accused of taking sides MASERU-THE government’s decision to ban BeForward from exporting cars to Lesotho has pushed the price of second-hand vehicles beyond the reach of many

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“Let the people decide”

MASERU-BASOTHO will soon have their say on a proposed law that seeks to legalise abortion.This, after MPs managed to make some headway in their negotiations with a group of church

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Principal brutally assaults student

MASERU-THE Leqele High School principal, ’Mantebele Mahamo, is in trouble for brutally beating a student.Mahamo accused the student of theft.Pictures of the boy’s bruised body have been splashed on social

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BNP race hots up

MASERU-Two Basotho National Party (BNP) members have entered the race to replace Thesele ‘Maseribane as party leader. The electoral conference is scheduled for June but the jostling is already in

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‘Killer cops’ spook Constable Mofokeng

MASERU-CONSTABLE Motlatsi Mofokeng, the spokesperson of the Lesotho Police Staff Association (Leposa), says he fled the country because he fears the police might torture him.Constable Mofokeng skipped country to South

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DDPR says Tšepong strike unlawful

MASERU-THE Directorate of Dispute Prevention and Resolution (DDPR) says the strike by Queen ’Mamohato Memorial Hospital nurses is unlawful.The DDPR also says Tšepong, the company that manages the hospital, “has

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AD apologises over MP petrol allowances

MASERU-THE Alliance of Democrats (AD) has apologised for its decision to support the controversial M5 000 petrol allowances for MPs.The party’s MPs were among those who supported the motion when

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Anger over MPs’ allowances

MASERU-THE decision by Members of Parliament to award themselves a hefty allowance at a time everyone else is tightening their belts has attracted widespread anger.MPs are set to get an