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Ministry grilled

MASERU – THE Ministry of Development Planning came under fire from Parliament’s Economic Cluster committee on Monday over how it used its 2018/19 budget. The committee, chaired by Tsoinyane Rapapa

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Varsity ‘sex pest’ charged

MASERU – A National University of Lesotho (NUL) professor was last Friday charged with indecently assaulting students. Chris Manus, a lecturer and respected professor in theology, appeared before Maseru magistrate,

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Dr Nkhabutlane makes Lesotho proud!

ROMA – THERE were 60 competitors — from esteemed institutions all over Africa in Round 1, in a competition called “Innovation in Action” that was held in Zimbabwe. In Round

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Empower nurses, says UNFPA

MOKHOTLONG – THE United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) says empowering nurses to make key decisions could significantly cut infant and maternal mortality in Lesotho. The UNFPA says there is so

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M16.3m ‘war chest’ to fight virus

MASERU – HEALTH Minister Nkaku Kabi wants Cabinet to authorise a M16.3 million “war chest” to prepare the country for an outbreak of the coronavirus, thepost heard this week. Kabi said

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Fresh trotuble rocks AD

MASERU – THE Alliance of Democrats (AD), the second biggest party in the coalition government, is a house on fire. This after 20 constituencies wrote to the party’s National Executive Committee

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Big blow for Thabane

MASERU – A High Court judge on Tuesday delivered a massive blow against Prime Minister Thomas Thabane when he nullified the premier’s attempt to suspend Police Commissioner Holomo Molibeli. Justice Molefi

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A ‘school’ for husbands

MOKHOTLONG – IN May last year the then Justice Minister Dr Mahali Phamotse told a gathering that 90 percent of men in prison were rape convicts. Phamotse, now Gender Minister, was

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New M25 million firm to manufacture blankets

MASERU – THE Minister of Small Businesses Chalane Phori says his ministry will soon open a M25 million company that will manufacture duvets and blankets. The new venture will create 400

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Eking a living out of animal hides

MOHALE’S HOEK – A MOURNFUL song of the initiates about extinct wildlife comes to mind when one sees Mawethu Makoko’s bags, blankets and hats made of hides. Through the song, the