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Nigerian nabbed over Lesotho cartridges

MASERU – A NIGERIAN man was arrested at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg with toner cartridges worth M28 000. The cartridges belonged to the Lesotho Mounted Police Service. Police

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Court, LCS officials grilled

MASERU – THE police’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) this week summoned court and Lesotho Correctional Service (LCS) officials over last week’s controversial granting of bail to ’Maesaiah Thabane. The First Lady

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Coronavirus fears shut factories

MASERU – THERE was panic at the Thetsane Industrial Area in Maseru on Monday at the sight of two Chinese nationals who were “coughing badly” and were believed to have been

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A tasty lunchbox for your child

MASERU – PACKING a healthy and exciting lunchbox for schoolchildren daily can be a challenge for busy parents. Some parents are literally so swarmed that they don’t have time to prepare

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A shining beacon of hope

THABA-TSEKA – IN rural Tšoeu-Khala, candles or lamps are fast becoming a thing of the past – thanks to the intervention of the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) to provide them

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A ‘sleep detector’ in your car

ROMA – WHEN you are driving, the app is linked to a camera that is “looking” carefully at your face, especially your eyes. If you get drowsy, when driving, the app

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IDM marks Health Awareness Day

MASERU – THE Institute of Development Management (IDM) commemorated Health Awareness Day yesterday. The purpose of the day is to raise health awareness to the people. Other big companies joined the

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US$52.9m project to power rural communities

MASERU – THOUSANDS of Basotho living in rural and peri-urban areas will soon have better access to reliable and affordable electricity, thanks to a massive US$52.9 million (M781.7 million) fund.

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LNDC boss pleads for funding

BUTHA-BUTHE – LESOTHO National Development Corporation (LNDC) Chief Executive Officer, Mohato Seleke, has pleaded for a massive cash injection from the government to “rescue” the Ha-Belo industrial estate. Seleke said

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New Econet shop in Roma

ROMA – ECONET opened a new shop at the Roma Shopping Mall last Friday. The shop was opened during the Econet’s popular “Tšoara Bohle Hohle” campaign. The campaign was launched