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Seven suspected Covid-19 cases turn negative

MASERU-SEVEN out of 10 suspected cases of the coronavirus have turned out negative, Health Minister Nkaku Kabi announced yesterday. Kabi said results for the remaining three samples are still outstanding.

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Lesotho braces for virus storm

MASERU-LESOTHO is bracing for the Covid-19 crisis amid fears that the deadly disease could infect as much as 800 000 people. That is according to the National Convid-19 Response Integrated

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Ministry ropes in private doctors to fight Covid-19

MASERU-THE government this week roped in private medical practitioners to fight the deadly coronavirus. The health practitioners met with the Ministry of Health officials on Monday to devise a programme

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Soldier rejects pro deo lawyer

MASERU-A soldier who is facing three murder charges has rejected a lawyer the state had chosen for him. The Latin expression, pro deo counsel, refers to a lawyer who provides

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Scott guilty as charged, says judge

MASERU-FEARED murder suspect, Lehlohonolo Scott, was on Tuesday found guilty on all the charges levelled against him. He will know his fate on June 24 when he will be sentenced.

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Ministers fingered in famo killings

MAFETENG-A SENIOR police commander in Mafeteng town, Senior Inspector Motsamai Kholumo, has sensationally accused Cabinet ministers of deliberately fanning the famo music killings in the district. Instead of helping clamp

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NUL’s Energy Research Centre wins huge funding

ROMA-IT was a highly competitive international funding in which more than 500 organisations worldwide battled for the lucrative funding provided by Innovate UK in the United Kingdom. In the end,

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When hunger drives women mad

MASERU-BOKANG Khomo-ea-Tšoana, 33, held her two-year old toddler high above the bridge and threw her in the raging Senqu River. There were no signs of insanity on the woman when

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The Professor from a dusty village

MASERU-IF Professor Mosotho George had his way, every Lesotho Prime Minister would have a scientist by their side as an adviser. Only that way can any leader pull the country

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Power struggle will hurt coronavirus battle, says church

MASERU-THE Christian Council of Lesotho (CCL) says the raging power struggle within the coalition government will hurt Lesotho’s efforts to contain the Coronavirus. The church said instead of focusing on