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Ease tax burden on SMMEs

ELSEWHERE in this issue we carry insightful comments on tax reform by former Basotho Enterprises Development Corporation (BEDCO) CEO Robert Likhang. At the centre of Likhang’s presentation is that Lesotho’s

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A simplistic way of tackling a major ill

TWO MPs have been caught up in a storm after they allegedly promised to give jobs to unemployed youths in their constituencies and then failed to deliver on their promises.

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Writing on the wall for Thabane

The writing is now certainly on the wall for Prime Minister Thomas Thabane and his coalition partners after they narrowly lost a vote in Parliament this week. On the surface,

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Lehata must face trial

WE know our judicial system is broken but even that rotten legacy could not have prepared us for an injustice that happened two weeks ago. Mootsi Lehata, the former law

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Heads must roll

WE have always known that Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s government is under pressure from many corners. Its coffers are dry and it’s unable to pay suppliers. Factional fights within all

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Factional fights have no real winners

AT some point, the warring factions in the All Basotho Convention (ABC) will realise that the politics of factions has no real winner. Whoever will control the ABC after this

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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