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Bishop Taaso steps down

MASERU – THE head of the Anglican Church of Lesotho, Bishop Mallane Taaso, who is stepping down from his position, bid an emotional farewell to his flock last Friday. The

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LMDA staff sharpen anti-fraud systems

MASERU – THE Lesotho Millennium Development Agency should strengthen anti-corruption systems, a senior Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) official has said. Christopher Williams, the MCC’s Senior Director for Anti-Fraud and Corruption,

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Fixing the tax sieve

MASERU – A tough job where you can’t hide. That is how Thabo Khasipe describes his job as the Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) Commissioner General. That is because at the

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Ntsibolane says battle not over

MASERU – NEWLY elected Lesotho Association of Teachers (LAT) secretary general, Letsatsi Ntsibolane, has warned that teachers will resort to strike action if their demands are not met. Ntsibolane won

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‘Thabane has case to answer’

MASERU – THE police believe they have a strong case of accessory to murder against embattled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. But they are yet to submit the docket to the Director

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Four arrested over illegal diamonds

MASERU – Four men, including a police officer and a soldier, were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly trying to sell illegal diamonds worth about M250 000 in Ha-Thetsane. Police spokesperson Superintendent

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Lawyer quizzed over ‘stolen’ cash

MASERU – TOP lawyer, Advocate Zwelakhe Mda KC, was on Monday forced to go to his bank to withdraw money his client had paid him allegedly because the money was stolen.

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On the fence but betting on Majoro

MASERU- HEALTH Minister Nkaku Kabi wants to be Lesotho’s next prime minister but has a curious way of looking at the succession race. Although he has accepted the national executive’s nomination,

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In the mix

MASERU – FAKO Moshoeshoe chuckles when asked if he was aware his name is being mentioned among those touted to replace Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. “I don’t know who nominated me,”

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The wildcard

MASERU – AS far as the All Basotho Convention (ABC)’s rabidly tribal politics go, ’Matšepo Ramakoae’s name should not be anywhere near the list of those vying for the position of