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Pension probe hits grannies

MASERU – THE government’s efforts to weed out ghost pensioners from its payroll through a thorough verification process is coming at a cost to many elderly people struggling to get

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Village health workers owed M19 million

MASERU – THE Ministry of Health owes village health workers a staggering M19 million in unpaid allowances, the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) heard on Monday. The committee demanded answers

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The taste for colour

MASERU – AT only 29, Itumeleng Mothobi is painting her own success story, breaking the walls of gender stereotype in an industry traditionally viewed as the domain of males. Raised

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Minister wants mob justice

SETIBING – THE Minister of Social Development, Motlohi Maliehe, has urged the Setibing community to take the law into their own hands to protect the elderly people who are being

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Bizarre break in at Mines Ministry

MASERU – In what appears to be a bizarre incident burglars broke into the Ministry of Mining offices on Tuesday but left diamonds in a safe they had managed to

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The killing fields of Malumeng

…the place where death doesn’t shock anymore MASERU – VISIT any village in Malumeng wearing a lavish Pointer leather jacket, Brentwood pair of trousers, Florsheim or Crocket & Jones shoes,

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Warders block soldier’s hospital admission

MASERU – A soldier detained for mutiny this week entered prison with intravenous drips still hanging on his body after warders blocked his admission at a local hospital. Sources told

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LMDA sued over tender

MASERU – A joint-venture of two companies has dragged the Lesotho Millennium Development Agency (LMDA) to court over tinkering with a tender process. A joint-venture of Twos (Pty) Ltd, a local

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Tlaitlai: No time for self-pity

MOHALE’S HOEK – BOUNCING back from the loss of one’s job is a feat far more difficult to manage than what your typical life coach or motivational speaker would have

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More charges for Kamoli

MASERU – FORMER army boss Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli is facing more misery as the prosecution plans to slap him with additional charges. This was revealed by the crown counsel