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Khasipe must stand firm

Thabo Khasipe, who heads the National Covid-19 Secretariat (Nacosec), last week painted a grim picture of an institution under siege. At the centre of the many reported rows appears to

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Give Majoro the space to breathe

Lesotho’s opposition parties are piling fresh pressure on the government to re-open Parliament in what observers say is a ploy to oust the new government led by Prime Minister Moeketsi

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They must face the music

Elsewhere in this issue, we run a story of a local property company, J & M Properties, which is mired in a bitter dispute with the government over what it

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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