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No end to teachers’ strike yet

MASERU – TEACHERS say they will only teach for a week in a month and embark on a strike for the remaining three weeks in a fresh bid to push

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A solar-powered mobile car-wash

ROMA – The solar-powered waste paper based mobile carwash will literally blow your mind! It is tiny, and it uses tiny amounts of water and it leaves no waste. Designed and

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‘This job keeps me on my toes every day’

MASERU –SINCE graduating from the University of Cape Town with a Degree in Chemical Engineering, Seipati Mabote had been itching for some practical experience. During her attachments she had spent

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Kao Mine’s first woman metallurgist

MASERU – Growing up in Quthing district in the early 1990s, Keneuoe Letšela’s dream was to be a successful medical doctor. During those days, it appeared as if everybody wanted

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A giant of Lesotho politics

LIKHOELE – ’MATHABISO Lepono might be retired as a politician, but she strongly believes she knows what it takes to turn the country onto the path of political stability. Her

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Budget a damp squib, say teachers

MASERU – THE fiery spokesman for the Lesotho Association of Teacher’s (LAT) Letsatsi Ntsiolane says the budget presented in Parliament by Finance Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro on Tuesday was a

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Paying for ‘sins’

MASERU – GET ready to pay more for your ‘sins’. In the next few weeks quenching your thirst with a glass of beer, wine or brandy will cost you more.

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Majoro’s maths headache

MASERU – Finance Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro has zeroed in on the wage bill as he tries to trim runaway government expenditure. He said the wage bill which is eating

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When a gangster dies

MASERU – WHEN a soldier dies the funeral is a sombre and formal affair. Covered in a national flag, the coffin is lowered to the sound of a 21 gun

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Lesotho launches TB prevalence survey

MAFETENG – THE Ministry of Health will soon conduct a household survey to establish the TB Prevalence rates in Lesotho. This was said during the launch of the TB Prevalence Survey