Posts From Lipholo Pheko


Mammoth task awaits Mokhothu

In last week’s column, I lamented on the sad state of our politics that have been turned into a retirement home for public servants. As I wrote that article, the


The sick men having sex with donkeys

MASERU-A CASE in which some men from Tsikoane, Leribe are being accused of assault has brought the issue of bestiality to the fore. The men are accused of assaulting a

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The cost of ignorance

MASERU-YOUTHS eager to try their hand at entrepreneurship say they are being hampered by lack of access to information on business opportunities in the country. They made the remarks at

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Its either peeping toms or hunger

MAFETENG-Every morning, Maleshoane Molungoa says she has little choice but to let men peep into her undergarments because she needs their help climbing onto a truck that takes her to

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Dealing with baby blues

MASERU-WHEN a 19-year-old mother shocked Queen ’Mamohato Memorial Hospital staff and patients after she slit her six-day-old baby’s throat with a razor blade in July last year, many called her

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The ‘silly’ men killing their wives for money

MASERU-Five people have recently ensured the murder of their spouses or helped in the act in an attempt to claim life insurance payouts. The five are now behind bars awaiting

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Four Agric officials suspended

MASERU-FOUR Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security officials were this week suspended for alleged fraud and forgery when processing summer cropping claims. The four officers who are from the Leribe

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Health DPS suspended

MASERU-ADVOCATE Lesimole Moletsane, deputy principal secretary of the Ministry of Health, has been suspended for allegedly usurping the principal secretary’s duties without permission. Adv Moletsane confirmed to thepost that she

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Judge mourns over budget cuts

MASERU-ACTING Chief Justice ’Maseforo Mahase has expressed deep concern over the dwindling budget allocated to the judiciary. In a speech at the opening of the High Court last Friday, Justice

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Ntsibolane to fight dismissal

MASERU-THE Lesotho Association of Teachers (LAT) spokesman, Letsatsi Ntsibolane, says he will seek courts’ intervention after he was “unlawfully” dismissed from work. He told thepost in an exclusive interview that