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Litmus test for Lesotho

THE launch of Mon Foods Farm and Abattoir last week could be a game-changer for Lesotho.The launch comes at a time when the government of Lesotho is aggressively pushing to

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A call for transparency

WE note with disappointment how a motion to force MPs to disclose the source of funds and goods they donate to the poor was shot down in Parliament last week.

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An ill-thought out policy

AFTER two long years of painful prevarication, the government this week finally moved against Maseru Dawning, a controversial wool broking company, by suspending its licence. The suspension comes after bitter

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A vicious assault on basic freedoms

THE decision by the Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA) to introduce a new set of regulations to control social media content could mark the beginning of a calculated assault on our

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Don’t wield hammer against Vodacom

THE Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA) this week slapped a M134 million fine on Vodacom Lesotho for allegedly violating its licence regulations. The staggering fine, which is unprecedented in the history

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The more leaks, the merrier

WE note with a sense of trepidation the government’s plans to classify all its documents and correspondences in an attempt to stop the leaking of confidential information. Prime Minister Moeketsi

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All is not well in Covid-19 fight

Defence Minister Prince Maliehe this week told the media that the government plans to deploy soldiers and the police to help enforce Covid-19 regulations.The decision to deploy soldiers and the

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Bloodbath on jobs market

IT is now six months after Lesotho first went into lockdown following the outbreak of the Covid-19 outbreak.The disease, which has triggered global panic, has so far left 31 Basotho

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There will be no winners in dispute

OVER the last couple of months, we have watched with sadness the bitter standoff between Police Commissioner Holomo Molibeli and the Lesotho Police Staff Association (LEPOSA). When the dust has

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A politically tainted process

THE judiciary was this week plunged into a fresh crisis after two members of the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) sat and recommended five individuals for appointment as judges. The unprecedented