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New collaboration for e-national strategy

MASERU – THE International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will work with Econet Telecom Lesotho, Vodacom and others in the private sector to deliver the e-national strategy. Communications Minister Thesele ’Maseribane told a

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Serve the people, soldiers told

MASERU – DEFENCE Principal Secretary Advocate Tšeliso Mokoko says the military personnel should exercise “sound judgment” when handling security issues. Mokoko said it is high time that soldiers accept responsibility and

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New road for Ha-Shelile

MASERU – Villagers in Ha-Shelile have for years viewed themselves as the poor cousins in a constituency that boasts of an industrial hub and houses of top officials. With dilapidated roads,

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Senator resigns

MASERU – THE All Basotho Convention (ABC) Senator ‘Mamotsie Motsie has resigned from the Senate on Tuesday. This happened barely 30 days after she resigned from her position as the Minister

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Senate Masupha fights for change

HA MAMATHE – SENATE Masupha sits in her family home in the village of Ha ‘Mamathe in Lesotho, under a portrait of her late mother. The inscription on the portrait, written

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Dual citizenship law coming soon

MASERU – PARLIAMENT is finalizing a law that will allow dual citizenship. Chairperson of the Law and Public Safety Committee, Lekhetho Mosito, told parliament on Monday that Basotho are overwhelmingly in

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MPs walk out of parliament

MASERU – OPPOSITION MPs walked out of parliament in protest last Thursday because the government MPs, including ministers, were absent without giving any notice to the Speaker. The opposition was fuming

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DC MPs warn Speaker

MASERU – THE Democratic Congress (DC)’s parliamentary caucus says Speaker Sephiri Motanyane could find himself in hot water if he insists on bringing disciplinary proceedings against MP Likeleli Tampane. Tampane, the

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Teachers’ unions in turf war

MASERU – THE Progressive Association of Lesotho Teachers (PALT) is accusing the Education Ministry of sidelining it to work with smaller unions that don’t have bargaining status. PALT’s executive secretary, Paul

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A passionate farmer

MASERU – Nkaku Kabi’s primary concern in government is health. But that does not keep him away from his other passion: agriculture. As a farmer, Kabi has a soft spot for