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NGO pledges to change lives of the poor

MAPOTENG – A HUMANITARIAN non-governmental organisation has pledged to bring change to the lives of more than half a million boys and girls in the next five years, as it seeks

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‘Pay ground rent in the comfort of your home’

MASERU – ECONET Telecom Lesotho and the Land Administration Authority (LAA) have signed a deal that will see clients pay for the LAA’s ground rent from the comfort of their homes

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The deal

MASERU – AFTER months of haggling the government and the opposition yesterday signed an agreement that will see the reforms back on track. Below is the full agreement which was sealed

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Mosisili pleads for divine intervention

MASERU – DEMOCRATIC Congress (DC) leader, Pakalitha Mosisili, is a very unhappy man. To deal with the challenges confronting his party, Mosisili is now pleading for divine intervention. Addressing his followers

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Communications Ministry grilled for overspending

MASERU – A PARLIAMENTARY committee wants the Ministry of Communications, Science and Technology to explain why it overshot its budget by M16 million in 2014. The findings are contained in a

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‘Soldiers are servants of the people’

MASERU – SOLDIERS are servants and not masters of the people, a senior military commander has told troops in a country rife with coups and military intervention in politics. Lesotho Defence

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Zimbabwean nabbed for running illegal clinic

MASERU – A 43-year-old Zimbabwean man, Tapfuma Matibiri, appeared before the Maseru Magistrate’s Court last week for contravening the Nurses and Midwifery Act of 1998 for running an illegal clinic. Police

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The food that brings a good cheer

ROMA – Her company is probably the only one that sells traditional Sesotho foods in Lesotho —mocha-hlama, nyaka-fatane, nyekoe, sekele, likahare, motoho, potele, seketsa — name them. It could be the

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How the Chinese are taking over

MASERU – THEY started with a few shops in villages around urban areas but were soon in every corner of every town in the country. Then slowly they moved to remote

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What SMD says it has done for Kao community

SMD has contributed M450 million to the fiscus since September 2013 SMD employs 659 people, of which 629 are Basotho with a further 150 from the Kao community Its largest