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Change course or we sink

THE government’s finances are in a mess with fears that the current porous economic state could knock off key developmental projects. This is worrying but not a surprise. It would

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’Mojakhomo: a big own goal

RESPECTED international human rights defenders, Amnesty International, and the Transformation Resource Centre this week added their voices to demands to find ’Makarabo Mojakhomo. Mojakhomo, who worked for First Lady Maesaiah

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Stop chaos in the mining sector

ELSEWHERE in this issue we carry a story detailing the chaos rocking Lesotho’s mining sector. The account clearly shows that the key sector is in deep distress and requires urgent

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Police must explain Mojakhomo’s whereabouts

The family of Makarabo Mojakhomo this week filed an urgent application in the High Court asking the police to present their daughter dead or alive. Mojakhomo is said to have

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Investigate Palace project

OUR last week’s special report on the Royal Palace project in Maseru was a source of real shame and embarrassment for us. A project that should have been finished in

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A strategic retreat

IN what could have been a humbling experience, Prime Minister Thomas Thabane this week apologised “for not handling some issues correctly”. The apology comes after a dramatic week that saw

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Rescue our university

THE decision by the Senate to suspend academic activities at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) should come as an embarrassment to the government. It must serve as a wake-up

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Writing on the wall for judge

THE government last week cranked up the pressure on Chief Justice Nthomeng Majara after it sent her a letter notifying her of its intention to set up a tribunal to

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Reforms must succeed

AT last, there finally seems to be some movement on the urgent issue of political, security sector and civil service reforms as mandated by SADC. Since last week, the government

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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