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Bitter lessons from Covid-19

IF there is anything that this Covid-19 pandemic has brutally exposed, it is the huge structural inequalities within our Lesotho society.Companies, which were already in distress pre-Covid-19 pandemic, are now

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Restrictions must be strictly enforced

PRIME Minister Moeketsi Majoro last weekend announced new tighter restrictions in an effort to stem the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.Under the new restrictions, religious services, initiation schools, political rallies

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Right demands at the wrong time

THE Ministry of Health has now confirmed that three people have so far died of Covid-19, a situation that once again shines the light on our deeply precarious situation as

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Walk the talk

PRIME Minister Moeketsi Majoro and his Cabinet gave fresh oomph to an “old law” when they declared their personal assets to the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) this

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Step up battle against Covid-19

LESOTHO recorded five more Covid-19 positive cases this week taking the total of positive cases to 17. Of these new cases, three individuals had recently travelled to South Africa while

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Majoro must stand firm

Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro finds himself battling a plethora of challenges that are threatening to torpedo his four-week old government.MPs from his All Basotho Convention (ABC) party who were overlooked

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Reject MPs’ salary demands

Lesotho’s MPs are said to be pushing a 100 percent salaryincrease that will take their monthly salaries to a staggeringM75 000 per month. The story, which is being denied in

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Stark warming to our judges

THE dramatic pictures of controversial former First Lady ‘Maesaiah Thabane in cuffs, finally trudging to remand prison as captured on our front page this week, is not a good sight

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Majoro must seize control

THE new coalition government led by Dr Moeketsi Majoro is coming at a time when trust in politicians is at its lowest ebb.With that disappointment still fresh in their minds,

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Majoro’s ‘to do’ list

DR Moeketsi Majoro, who was sworn in as Lesotho’s next Prime Minister this week, comes into power at a perilous time for Lesotho.In his in-tray, Majoro will find a long