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Radio station must comply with ruling

Controversial private radio station, MoAfrika FM, was last Thursday fined M40 000 by the Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA) for breaching the country’s broadcasting regulations. The fine comes after MoAfrika FM

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Pass the baton

FIREBRAND Basotho National Party (BNP) MP, Machesetsa Mofomobe, torched a political storm last week after he called for leadership renewal within Lesotho’s political parties. The essence of his message was

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MKM: Sanity must now prevail

THE MKM saga could at last be heading towards finality after liquidators proposed a new deal that will see creditors being given shares in a new company. The MKM liquidators

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Let’s look at Plan B

LAST week’s decision by three senior lawyers to challenge the appointment of Justice ’Maseshophe Hlajoane as acting president of the Court of Appeal comes as no surprise to us. Attorney

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Pursue justice without favour

IN this edition we publish a story in which Lesotho People’s Congress (LPC) secretary-general Bokang Ramatšella calls on Police Commissioner Molibeli Holomo to investigate 17 murder cases he says have

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‘Beautiful game’ is under threat

IT could probably rank as the biggest scandal to rock our football since independence in 1965. Giants, Bantu Football Club, were on Monday docked three points after they were found

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Impeach the judge

ELSEWHERE in this issue, we carry a story of a man who is suing a High Court judge for M10 million after the judge sat on a judgement for six

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We need an apolitical army

IT was of course with good reasons that political analysts had concluded that Lesotho’s army had over the years posed the greatest threat to the country’s stability. The general perception

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Respect rights of citizens

THE killing of a villager at Kao Diamond mine in Butha-Buthe last Friday is yet another vivid illustration of what is wrong with Lesotho’s police. The tragic killing lays bare

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Empower local construction firms

WE note with deep concern the howls of protest from local construction firms after the government awarded a M900 million contract to a Chinese company to build the Marakabei-Monontša Road.