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M3 million equipment for wool & mohair project

MASERU-SOME farmers are not happy after the Wool and Mohair Promotion Project (WAMPP) bought M3 million equipment which they say is outdated. The equipment which was aimed at easing farmers’

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Major boost for trout project

MASERU-LESOTHO’S leading aquaculture company, SanLeiTM that supplies premium trout, has received a major investment boost.SanLeiTM is a vertically integrated processor of trout located at the Katse Dam in Lesotho. The

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Bank hands over M1.2m for Covid-19 ward

MAPOTENG-Forewarned is forearmed, so says an English proverb.Only when we have knowledge of possible danger would that give one some tactical advantage. With the Covid-19 pandemic wreaking havoc across our

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Covid-19 hits potato farmers

MASERU-IT’S a Monday afternoon and a group of young men are washing potatoes. Time is not on their side: the potatoes have to be dry and packed before sunset. They

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Meat traders want tender probed

MASERU-THE Meat Traders Association Lesotho (MTAL) wants the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) to investigate how a South African company won the tender to supply meat to the

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Econet offers endless browsing

MASERU-ECONET Telecom Lesotho’s customers will now have the luxury of browsing the internet and work from home or study online, without worrying they will run out of data. That is

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Alcohol black market booms

MASERU-THE Covid-19 lockdown has now seen the mushrooming of a booming alcohol black market.Nkeane Motseki, who is the Chairman of the Lesotho Liquor and Restaurant Owners Association (LL&ROA), said there

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Mpilo Boutique Hotel shuts doors

MASERU-AN upmarket hotel in Maseru, Mpilo Boutique Hotel, shut its doors this week as the Covid-19 pandemic claimed its first major scalp in the business sector. The hotel said the

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Street vendors on the edge

MASERU-Tšolo Lebitsa, a street vendor, says only “divine intervention” will see him through these hard economic times after the government imposed a 21-day lockdown at midnight on Sunday. Lebitsa, who

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Watch out for strategic drift

The external environment is changing fast and is impacting on business positively and negatively. Companies that ignore changes in the environment will find that they have lost their competitive advantage.