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MMB fires youth dreams

MASERU – WHEN Sello Malataliana, 26, flunked his Political Science and Public Administration degree exams twice, he knew his calling lay elsewhere. Malataliana says he got tired of repeating classes

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Blow for opposition

MASERU – King Letsie III “acted constitutionally and lawfully in terms of the Lesotho constitution” when he dissolved parliament last month. A panel of five High Court judges sitting as

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Power, water tariffs up

MASERU – THE Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO) has applied for a 10 percent increase in tariffs while the Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) is seeking a 19.9 percent rise. The

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‘Lesotho must demilitarise’

MASERU – LESOTHO does not face any imminent external military threat and must therefore demilitarise, a political science lecturer at the National University of Lesotho has said. Dr Tlohang Letsie

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When the ‘vultures’ circle

MASERU – “DON’T feel disheartened Neria. The Lord is with you “Losing a husband requires a strong heart  “Life is full of trials and tribulations, mind the winds of temptations

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Border hustles

MASERU – FOR businesspeople in Quthing the Tele Bridge Border into South Africa serves no other purpose apart from being a crossing point for people. If they want to import

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MPs played role in controversial recruitment

MASERU – CERTAIN Members of Parliament could have played a crucial role in the controversial recruitment of some of the National Identity and Civil Registration (NICR) employees. This was revealed

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How M7 million was lost in cannery project

MASERU – THE Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC) pumped a whopping M7 million into a cannery project that collapsed before it could sell a single product. Wholly owned by the

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Fight over MEC name, symbols

MASERU – A SHADOWY political outfit wants the Director of Elections Letholetseng Ntsike to revoke the registration of the Movement for Economic Change (MEC) party. The Majalefa Development Movement (MDM)

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Test of patience at border

MASERU – THE queues at the Maseru border post are long and meandering. Just to clear their goods at the border post is a strenuous exercise which tests their patience.