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No pay for striking teachers

MASERU – MORE than 80 percent of primary school teachers face a bleak month after the government announced that they will not be paid. The government is implementing the no-work-no-pay

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Maseru mayor kicked out

MASERU – MASERU Mayor, Mpho Moloi, was yesterday booted out of office after she lost a vote-of-no-confidence in council. Chief Hlathe Majara of Khubetsoana was immediately elected the new mayor

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Soldier turns crown witness

MASERU – A SOLDIER who is among those charged with the attempted murder of former Lesotho Times editor, Lloyd Mutungamiri, has turned crown witness. As a result, Second Lieutenant Mahanyane

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Foreign missions starving

MASERU – LESOTHO’s diplomatic missions across the world are so broke that they can no longer pay their bills and employees. So dire is the situation that some missions are

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Blind woman wins back house

MASERU – Sixteen years! That is how long it took Mary Tau, a blind woman from Sekamaneng, to regain control of her home that had been snatched by her late

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Judge blocks Thabane

MASERU – PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane was yesterday stopped in his tracks in his attempt to oust five key members from his All Basotho Convention (ABC) party. High Court judge,

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A life-changing gift for farmers

MOKHOTLONG – IT is not the passage of time that healed widow ’Maphaello Mphongoa after her husband’s death in 2015. It is what the 47-year-old did within that time. For

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WASCO owed M140 million

MASERU – THE Water and Sewerage Company (Wasco) says it is owed over M140 million by residents and companies. Futho Hoohlo, the Wasco chief executive, revealed the staggering debt at

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70 unregistered taxis impounded

MASERU – IN an operation that transport operators have greeted with glee, the Maseru police impounded close to 70 unregistered taxis on Monday. The operation to rid the roads of

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Wiped off the ‘book of life’

….Lesotho’s aged without IDs fail to access pensions… LERIBE – BROKE, unskilled and too old to engage in manual labour, 62-year-old ’Mantšang Leaooa cannot wait to qualify for old age