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Start preparing divorce papers

THE decision by the Professor Nqosa Mahao-led faction to “suspend” party leader, Thomas Thabane, for six years represents yet another escalation in the battle for the control of the All

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Thabane’s Waterloo

THE extraordinary decision by the Professor Nqosa Mahao camp to “suspend” party leader, Thomas Thabane, has taken the battle for the control of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) to totally

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Why a GNU is bad for Lesotho

Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader, Mothetjoa Metsing, has over the last couple of months been at the forefront in pushing for a Government of National Unity (GNU) in Lesotho.

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Kicking the can down the road

Parliament is set to adjourn until September 13 this year in a move analysts say is meant to block a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. With Thabane’s back

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A very uncouth public spat

THE public fallout between Defence Minister Tefo Mapesela and senior members of security agencies has yet again raised serious questions about the political direction Lesotho is taking. At a time

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Shake up education sector

ELSEWHERE in this edition, we carry a story explaining why Lesotho’s education sector is in a mess despite the government pumping billions of maloti on training teachers and building new

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Judgment has worsened crisis

LAST week’s judgment by Acting Chief Justice ’Maseforo Mahase might have compounded the bitter leadership wrangle that has been engulfing the ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) party. Instead of dousing

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Judges must shut out the ‘noise’

FOR almost two years, former Lesotho army commander Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli and 14 other soldiers, all accused of serious crimes, have been languishing in remand prison in Maseru. A

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Pay farmers on time

SACKED Minister of Social Development, ’Matebatso Doti, says she regrets voting for the Agricultural Marketing Products Regulations of 2018 in Parliament. The controversial regulations were last month declared null and

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This is not about politics

THE Law Society of Lesotho last week called for a boycott of all court proceedings in protest over an unprecedented decision by the government to suspend the April session of