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Mosito to be sworn in

MASERU – JUSTICE Kananelo Mosito will be sworn in today as the President of the Court of Appeal. The government’s spokesman, Nthakeng Selinyane, confirmed yesterday that the swearing-in of Justice Mosito

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Ministry expands NISSA programme

QUTHING – The Ministry of Social Development last Friday took its drive to expand the National Information System for Social Assistance (NISSA) to Quthing district. NISSA is a single registry that

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PM’s Office under attack for profligacy

MASERU – STAFF from the Prime Minister’s Office were on Friday grilled by Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for mismanaging funds meant for a programme to fight poverty. The committee heard

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Basotho demand a voice in reforms

MASERU – LESOTHO’S much vaunted reform process will go to waste unless ordinary people are involved and national healing is allowed to take centre stage That was the view that came

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Catching thieves in their mischief!

ROMA – Bad news for thieves and those who are lazy at work! Thanks to a new system which was designed at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) which tracks

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Chinese doctors end tour of duty

MASERU – Nearly 20 000 Basotho have benefitted from free medical support offered by Chinese doctors this year alone, an official has said. Xu Xunhua, leader of a team of Chinese

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Bank launches Customer Value Proposition

MASERU – STANDARD Lesotho Bank (SLB) on Tuesday launched the Customer Value Proposition that will improve the way the bank works with NGOs. SLB Head of Business Banking, ‘Mahlompho Mojakhomo, said

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Lesotho adopts World Bank’s Human Capital Project

MASERU – LESOTHO has adopted the World Bank’s Human Capital Project which recognises human capital as a driver of inclusive growth. The project includes a programme to strengthen research and measurement

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Healing wounds through the pen

MASERU – From an early age, Bohlokoa Mofoti knew she wanted to be a writer. But then, she also lost her way in those juvenile years. Growing up with a mother

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The school with no toilets

MAPOTENG – Dilapidated or no toilets at all, poorly ventilated classrooms with cracking walls and students fighting over scarce resources. This is the situation most Basotho schools in rural and peri-urban