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US pumps US$250 million to fight AIDS

MASERU – The United States government has extended a multi-million dollar assistance programme to combat HIV and Aids in Lesotho, in a gesture described by the government as life-saving. The US,

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MP attacks arrogant ministers

MASERU – AN MP for the ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) party, Motebang Koma, has lashed out at “arrogant” government ministers for refusing to answer questions and taking Parliament for granted.

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Deal averts teachers’ strike

MASERU – THE government has set aside M23 million for payment of school principals’ gratuities with a further M4 million being reserved to pay salary arrears for substitute teachers, thepost heard

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More anguish for MoAfrika

MASERU – MoAfrika FM is in hot water again. This time the Broadcasting Disputes Resolution and Prevention (BDRP) has slapped the radio station with a M40 000 fine for violating the

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Mochoboroane defiant

…….. Says won’t change the way PAC works……….. MASERU – Selibe Mochoboroane says the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will not change the way in which it conducts its business. Mochoboroane’s statement

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Minister in near fist fight

MASERU – TRADE Minister Tefo Mapesela and the Chairman of Thabang sheering stud in Mokhotlong Khotsang Moshoeshoe, were in a near fist fight on Monday, as the rift over regulations intensifies.

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…As government issues stern warning

MASERU – OPPOSITION leader Mothetjoa Metsing should voluntarily return home and work with the government or law enforcement authorities will be forced to drag him from exile and press criminal charges

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EU chips in again

MASERU – THE European Union (EU) has donated M106 million to help Lesotho create a database of all potential households and individuals eligible for social protection interventions. Known as National Information

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Another innovation from NUL

ROMA – TIISO Ramadumane, a Research Assistant at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) has developed a remote sensing system measuring the liquid level in storage devices using a mobile phone.

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Who judges the Judges?

THERE is a lot of sloganeering about judicial independence, about how threatened it is from executive interference, about threats to it and loud proclamations about the need to defend it.