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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

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Thabane should act fast

THERE is no doubt that Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is an astute strategist who honed his skills in the most vicious political battles over more than a half a century.

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It’s time for cool heads

IT is becoming clear that the fight between government and teachers will be a long drawn battle. Schools, students and parents are beginning to bear the brunt of the impasse

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We expect better from ABC

PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane’s ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) party is going through turbulent times following hotly contested internal elections two weeks ago. The elections saw Professor Nqosa Mahao being

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ABC on the crossroads

THE result of the All Basotho Convention’s elective conference was nothing short of spectacular. It was an emphatic rejection of the previous national executive committee that has presided over probably