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Let’s look at Plan B

LAST week’s decision by three senior lawyers to challenge the appointment of Justice ’Maseshophe Hlajoane as acting president of the Court of Appeal comes as no surprise to us. Attorney

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Pursue justice without favour

IN this edition we publish a story in which Lesotho People’s Congress (LPC) secretary-general Bokang Ramatšella calls on Police Commissioner Molibeli Holomo to investigate 17 murder cases he says have

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‘Beautiful game’ is under threat

IT could probably rank as the biggest scandal to rock our football since independence in 1965. Giants, Bantu Football Club, were on Monday docked three points after they were found

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Impeach the judge

ELSEWHERE in this issue, we carry a story of a man who is suing a High Court judge for M10 million after the judge sat on a judgement for six

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We need an apolitical army

IT was of course with good reasons that political analysts had concluded that Lesotho’s army had over the years posed the greatest threat to the country’s stability. The general perception

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Respect rights of citizens

THE killing of a villager at Kao Diamond mine in Butha-Buthe last Friday is yet another vivid illustration of what is wrong with Lesotho’s police. The tragic killing lays bare

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Empower local construction firms

WE note with deep concern the howls of protest from local construction firms after the government awarded a M900 million contract to a Chinese company to build the Marakabei-Monontša Road.

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Narrow your demands

A few months back the opposition parties wrong-footed the government by insisting they would not participate in the reforms until their exiled leaders are safely back home. Experienced politicians in

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Deal with border chaos

THE Christmas and New Year season proved to be a nightmare for most of Lesotho’s holiday-makers who wished to travel into South Africa. It took an average of four hours

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We’re doomed if reforms stall

WE are deeply disturbed by the hardening of attitudes between the government led by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane and the opposition bloc. As explained elsewhere in this issue, the leader