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Church in fake baptismal certificate storm

MASERU – A senior Catholic priest, Reverend Gerard Hlaele, has been accused of fraudulently issuing baptismal certificates to church members for a fee. The certificates bear the stamp from the main

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Dineo: as tough as a rock!

MASERU – When Dineo Ntšalong was growing up in Hlotse in Leribe district in the 1990s all she dreamt of was being a successful television broadcaster. The allure and glamour of

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Dumping the pen for the work-suit

IN 2011 Mamontoeli Mothisi (Nee Kananelo Sematlane) was idling at home after she voluntarily quit her job as an accountant. The company was going through tough times and was about

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Qeme piles pressure on MP

MASERU – DELIVER now! That is the message the Qeme community had for their MP, Nkaku Kabi, who is also the Minister of Health. Kabi’s rally in Qeme on Saturday was

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Hlaele fights expulsion

MASERU – The newly elected secretary general of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) party, Lebohang Hlaele, has filed an urgent application in the High Court seeking to block his expulsion from

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Legal opinion could scuttle commissioners’ bid for new term

MASERU – A legal opinion by the Attorney General (AG)’s office could scuttle the IEC commissioners’ bid for a second five-year term. Retired Justice Mahapela Lehohla, Advocate ‘Mamosebi Pholo and Dr

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BCP sued over election

MASERU – FIVE members of the Basotho Congress Party (BCP) have lodged an urgent application against the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) challenging committee election results. The aggrieved members claimed

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Jobs for party members

MASERU – A popular Alliance of Democrats (AD) member, Joseph Ntakha, is using Facebook to tout people to give him proofs that they are AD members so that he helps

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Top post for DCEO prosecutor

MASERU – LESOTHO’S chief corruption buster has been elected into a continental body. Advocate Sefako Seema, the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO)’s chief prosecutor, has been elected to

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Anger over deductions

MASERU – A GROUP of police officers say the government’s Salaries Department continues to make deductions from their salaries to pay premiums to an insurance company that was long closed