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Scott’s lawyer wants judge out

Justice Maqelepo MASERU A lawyer representing murder suspects Lehlohonolo Scott and his mother, ’Malehlohonolo Scott, wants High Court judge Justice Teboho Moiloa to recuse himself from the case. Advocate Thulo

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Shortage of enumerators rocks census

Rose Moremoholo MASERU THE Bureau of Statistics (BOS) does not have enough enumerators and vehicles to carryout the population census, Development Planning Minister Mokoto Hloaele has said. Hloaele told a

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Police shoot down demo

Justice Maqelepo MASERU POLICE last Friday turned down an application by members of Coop Lesotho to march against Small Businesses Minister Thabiso Litšiba and Cooperatives Commissioner ’Maphamoli Lekoetje. Police spokesperson

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Fight over M7m tender

Staff Reporter MASERU POLICE on Tuesday morning raided the home of a Maseru businesswoman, a day after she applied for a High Court order to block the police from awarding

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Water treaty not breached: Sole

Staff Reporter MASERU TECHNICAL Advisor for Water Affairs Ministry Masupha Sole says the 1986 treaty between Lesotho and South Africa has not been breached in the Lesotho Highlands Water Project

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Mosito’s lawyers attack Mosisili

Staff Reporter MASERU A team of lawyers representing suspended Court of Appeal President Justice Kananelo Mosito have accused Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili of abusing his power and persecuting the judge.

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Proposed power tariff hike irks textile firm

Rose Moremoholo MASERU   A textile company, NienHsing Group, says a 25.4 percent tariff hike proposed by the Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) will knock off their market competitiveness as they

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Blow for Maseru businesswoman

Staff Reporter MASERU BUSINESSWOMAN Leonia Mosothoane’s attempt the block the Ministry of Police from awarding a M7 million uniform tender to two companies suffered a blow yesterday after the High

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Lawyer up for fraud

  Staff Reporter MASERU ATTORNEY Khotso Nthontho has been slapped with an additional charge of fraud related to the manner in which he represented one of the 23 soldiers accused

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MP lashes IEC over boundaries

  Staff Reporter MASERU A Democratic Congress (DC) party MP has accused the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of manipulating electoral boundaries to give unfair advantage to some parties. Semano Sekatle,