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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

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Open the Court of Appeal NOW!

FOR years this newspaper has vociferously opposed the government’s interference with the judiciary’s independence. We remain unwavering on that standpoint because an independent judiciary is the cornerstone of any democracy.

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Talks are the way to go for ABC

AS explained in our lead story this week, there are fresh attempts to break the two-month old impasse that has seen the ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) party on the

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Deal with rogue police officers

THE matter of police brutality came to the fore once again this week after Parliament instructed Police Minister ’Mampho Mokhele and Commissioner Holomo Molibeli to discipline rogue officers. For once,

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The writing is on the wall

THE collapse of talks between warring All Basotho Convention (ABC) factions could be the clearest indication that Lesotho could be headed for yet another snap election. The writing is already

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Prepare for social upheaval

WE can fully understand the predicament that Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro found himself in this week as he presented his third budget speech in Parliament. It would be very easy

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Define parameters of dialogue

WARRING factions within the ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) party this week signed a ceasefire agreement that will pave way for dialogue to resolve a bitter leadership tussle that has