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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

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LAA chases firms over ground rent

MASERU-THE Lesotho Land Administration (LAA) has now begun hauling people and companies to court in a bid to collect M80 million in ground rent arrears. The LAA says it has

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DC rejects Thabane deal

MASERU-THE Democratic Congress (DC) should not be part of any coalition government that includes Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. That is the message from the DC’s 79 constituency committees to the

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Ministry grilled

MASERU – THE Ministry of Development Planning came under fire from Parliament’s Economic Cluster committee on Monday over how it used its 2018/19 budget. The committee, chaired by Tsoinyane Rapapa

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Varsity ‘sex pest’ charged

MASERU – A National University of Lesotho (NUL) professor was last Friday charged with indecently assaulting students. Chris Manus, a lecturer and respected professor in theology, appeared before Maseru magistrate,

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Dr Nkhabutlane makes Lesotho proud!

ROMA – THERE were 60 competitors — from esteemed institutions all over Africa in Round 1, in a competition called “Innovation in Action” that was held in Zimbabwe. In Round

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Empower nurses, says UNFPA

MOKHOTLONG – THE United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) says empowering nurses to make key decisions could significantly cut infant and maternal mortality in Lesotho. The UNFPA says there is so