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Ministry grilled

MASERU – THE Ministry of Development Planning came under fire from Parliament’s Economic Cluster committee on Monday over how it used its 2018/19 budget. The committee, chaired by Tsoinyane Rapapa

Ministry taken to task over electricity

MASERU– THE Ministry of Energy was on Tuesday taken to task for failing to install electricity in some places in Qacha’s Nek and Quthing districts. Parliament’s Natural Resources Committee said

Youth leagues in ‘war of words’

MASERU – A caustic ‘war of words’ has erupted between the All Basotho Convention (ABC) and Basotho National Party (BNP) youth leagues suggesting all is not well within the coalition

The maverick of Lesotho

MASERU – Likeleli Tampane, 45, breaks down in tears when asked about the formative years of her turbulent yet exciting life. That comes as a bit of a surprise to

Thabane declares national emergency

MASERU – PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane has declared a national emergency as the country braces for the deadly Coronavirus. Thabane said Lesotho should be ready because the virus is already

’Maesaiah wants charge dropped

MASERU – FIRST Lady ’Maesaiah Thabane will ask the court to let her walk free if prosecutors continue to delay bringing her for trial on charges of allegedly murdering her

We’ve zero risk for coronavirus, says minister

MASERU – THE Minister of Tourism, Environment and Culture Joang Molapo says Lesotho remains an “extremely safe” place for tourists, as many countries lock down their borders to stem the

Bring lawsuit on, says government

MASERU – AN architectural firm that supervised the construction of the Royal Palace is demanding M17 million from the government for unpaid services. Makeka Design Lab, a Cape Town-based company,

Ministry hunts Royal Palace cheats

MASERU – THE government is scrambling to recover more than M50 million from building and consultant companies that allegedly inflated the cost of their services and materials in the construction

700 factory workers out in the cold

MASERU – ABOUT 700 former workers of Jonsson Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd have lost their bid for reinstatement after the Directorate of Disputes Prevention and Resolution (DDPR) threw out their case.