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Thabane climbs down on beatings

MASERU – PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane has gone on a charm offensive telling the police, who are notorious for human rights violations, not to beat up crime suspects. Thabane’s statement at

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Meteorological Services warns of heat-wave

MASERU – THE Lesotho Meteorological Services (LMS) has advised the nation to take precautionary measures against the current heat wave affecting the country. In a press statement released on Tuesday, the

The ‘diamond curse’

Villagers, Kao Mine in fierce battle of wills………. BUTHA-BUTHE – KAO may boast of having the largest diamond bearing pipeline in Lesotho, but the precious stones have come to be a

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When sex is a bargaining tool

MASERU – POVERTY stricken but desperate for a bit of good life, some school girls are not seeing books as a path to achieve their desires. For them the quickest way

Bank puts smile back on the faces of orphans

BEREA – ORPHANED at an early age and growing up in a child-headed set-up, life has been a struggle for the Mese family. They dropped out of school due to lack

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28 cars burnt in freak accident

MASERU – AT LEAST 28 cars went up in smoke at the Berea Police Station in Teya-teyaneng on Tuesday. Police spokesperson Superintendent Mpiti Mopeli confirmed the incident. He said the fire

Mosisili to step down

MASERU – THE curtain is finally coming down on the long and illustrious political career of Democratic Congress (DC) leader Pakalitha Mosisili. Mosisili announced last Friday to his party’s structures in

MP wants commission of inquiry into wool fiasco

MASERU – THE MP for Qalo, Thabang Kholumo, has called for the setting up of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the crisis in the wool and mohair industry. Kholumo, who

Witness tells court how LEC official was killed

MASERU – FOUR police officers on trial for the murder of Thibello Nteso, head of the Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) Internal Audit, pleaded not guilty on Monday. The prosecution called one

Eyeing the big office

MASERU – At 63, Tlohang Sekhamane is no longer a young man. Over the past six decades, he has accumulated lots of experience while rubbing shoulders with the who’s who of