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Traditional healer battles to bury three initiates

MASERU – A 73-year-old initiation school owner says he is struggling to raise money for the burial of three initiates who died under his care when the hut they were

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Minister wants police to shoot to kill suspects

MAFETENG – THE Minister in Prime Minister’s Office Temeki Tšolo says security agents must shoot to kill when dealing with crime suspects, even if it means doing so in broad

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SADC steps up push for National Leaders’ Forum

MASERU – SADC facilitator to Lesotho’s crisis Justice Dikgang Moseneke and his team will be in the country this week as they step up preparations for the National Leaders’ Forum

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The wretched of the earth

MASERU – FROM the frying pan into the fire. This aptly sums up the situation of many Basotho who migrated from their rural homes to seek better lives in the city,

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2 kids die after eating food at dumpsite

BEREA – ‘Malimakatso Rantšo briefly left her two grandchildren to search for firewood. When she returned, they were gone – never to return alive. For Rantšo losing her two grandchildren meant

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Judge faces ouster

MASERU – A storm is brewing against Acting Chief Justice ’Maseforo Mahase. Fresh from a barrage of attacks for her alleged bias in the All Basotho Convention (ABC)’s legal scuffles,

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Businessman hijacked

MASERU – A BUSINESSMAN of Filipino origin who runs a printing company in Maseru was hijacked by armed gunmen between 6 and 7pm on Tuesday. The incident happened in the

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Back up ‘poverty’ claims says judge

MASERU – HIGH Court judge Justice Charles Hungwe yesterday ordered soldiers who are facing murder and attempted murder charges to file their affidavits giving reasons why the State should pay

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Minister, army boss disagree

…As soldier discharged for mutiny demands package… MASERU – ARMY boss Lieutenant General Mojalefa Letsoela and Defence Minister Tefo Mapesela are at odds over whether a soldier discharged after being

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Econet powers a dream!

MASERU – IT was a hearty send-off for two Basotho students who are going to further their studies in the United States, thanks to Econet Telecom Lesotho (ETL) and its