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Majoro wants security of tenure for SMMEs

MASERU – MINISTER of FINANCE Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro says the government will do its utmost to reduce SMMEs’ lack of security of tenure. Speaking during his budget speech yesterday,

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Budget Highlights

The proposed total expenditure is M18.7 billion of which recurrent is M13.5 billion while capital is budget is M5.2 billion. This year’s budget increased by 7 percent from last year’s.

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When to revisit your strategy

THE purpose of a corporate strategy is to acquire customers and outwit the competition. If you don’t review your strategy frequently you might find that you are busy concentrating on

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Water minister wants transparency

MASERU – WATER Affairs Minister Samonyane Ntsekele says he is going to clean up the tender processes in his ministry to improve transparency. Ntsekele made the remarks during his first

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Sorghum biscuits!

ROMA – THE National University of Lesotho (NUL) community was thrown into commotion last week as the Department of Consumer Science released the crispiest biscuits into the market. Everyone wanted

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Phori pledges to sort out cooperatives

MASERU – SMALL Businesses Minister Chalane Phori says he wants to promote cooperatives to help fight unemployment in Lesotho. Speaking at the Youth Cooperatives Forum on Monday, Phori said he

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The beauty of the bee business

QACHA’S NEK – THEY at times can be a real nuisance. When cornered they can sting, buzz around and crawl inside the house. And when they irritate us we call

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’Mamathe park project gathers momentum

ROMA – A FEW weeks ago, the residents of Ha-’Mamathe in the Berea District woke up to a carefully planned siege. Their place had been invaded in the early hours

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It pays to bank with Standard Bank!

MASERU– IT pays to bank with Standard Lesotho Bank. Two local schools, Butha-Buthe High School and Maseru’s Seventh Day Adventist Primary, discovered this truth this week after they each walked

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The business of dried fruits

MASERU – FOR four years ’Matanki Mohajane, 49, would pick fruits, dry them in the sun and package them for the market in Maseru. Although she thought the dried fruit