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Tackling the problem of stunted growth

ROMA-LESOTHO’S babies must be celebrating! Their food, which is ready for the market is called “khuisa” – a Sesotho word for weaning. The baby food has been four years in

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Carving a niche in fashion industry

MASERU-FOR many entrepreneurial upstarts, the first piece of advice is never to get into business relationships with family because the result is often blood on the floor. But four siblings

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Top of the pile

MASERU-AT least nine students obtained grades A+ in five or more subjects in the Lesotho General Certificate of Secondary Education for the 2018 results. Minister of Education and Training Ntoi

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Policy changes hit ‘elite’ schools

MASERU-TWO recent education policy changes have put top schools in a fix. The first allows all primary students to move to the next class even when they have failed. That

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Kaya: a victim of bedroom politics?

MASERU-RECENTLY fired as health minister amid talk that he was a victim of bedroom politics within the Prime Minister’s home, Nyapane Kaya is reluctant to discuss the reasons behind his

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Rotten eggs seized from Chinese-owned shops

MASERU-THE Ministry of Small Businesses through its marketing department raided some Chinese-owned shops and found 379 trays of eggs awaiting to be sold even though they did not have legal

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Teacher trade unionist fights suspension

MASERU-FIERY trade unionist, Letsatsi Ntsibolane, who was suspended from his teaching job earlier this month for allegedly missing classes has launched a counter-offensive against the Teaching Service Department (TSD). Ntsibolane,

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Judge grills Rethabile Mosisili’s lawyer

MASERU – COURT of Appeal judge Justice Moses Chinhengo on Tuesday rebuked a lawyer who is representing the son of former Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili for politicizing the case. Justice Chinhengo

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Army says media not the enemy

MASERU – THE Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) Deputy Commander, Major General Matela Matobakele says the army should consider the media as front-line partners for development. Maj Gen Matobakele said this in

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Residents march against WASCO

BEREA – ABOUT 400 angry residents from Mapoteng, a small farming town east of Teya-teyaneng, marched to the Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO)’s offices last Friday complaining of poor service