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19 MPs want expulsions withdrawn

MASERU – AT least 19 MPs from the ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) want party leader, Thomas Thabane, to rescind his decision to expel four members of the National Executive

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‘Thabane out by September’

MASERU – ALL Basotho Convention (ABC) deputy leader Professor Nqosa Mahao says the current government will be out by September. Mahao made this bold prediction at a political rally in

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When ‘kids’ have babies

QUTHING – THE hospital bed shakes violently as she twists in pain. Her head, now covered in unruly hair, is at the bottom of the bed. The teenage girl who

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An Industrial Park in Roma

ROMA – As preparations for the proposed National University of Lesotho-Lesotho National Development Corporation (NUL-LNDC) Industrial Park gather steam, here are some of the architectural designs for the factory shells

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Mahao murder suspects say they are broke

MASERU – TEN soldiers who are accused of assassinating former Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Maaparankoe Mahao, want the government to assist them pay their legal fees. The suspects, apart

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Woman carpenter drills her way through

MASERU – ’Mabonolo Mohapi knew absolutely nothing about carpentry. As a woman, she only dreamt that one day she would get an office job, work from 8am to 5pm and

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Fried with love

…‘Street restaurant’ in midst of Maseru thrives.. MASERU – WHEN his father trekked to South Africa never to return home, the future for Lefanyane Maputsoe seemed bleak. He soon dropped out of

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Mahao wants Thabane jailed

MASERU – THE Mahao faction of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) wants Prime Minister Thomas Thabane jailed for violating a court order. This comes two days after Thabane expelled five

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Gunmen storm ABC offices

MASERU – SIX men clad in SWAT team attire and armed to the teeth stormed Metcash Complex, held security guards hostage and attempted to break into the All Basotho Convention

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Leposa to march over salary hike

MASERU – THE Lesotho Police Staff Association (Leposa) says police officers are yet to receive their six percent salary increase. On Tuesday Leposa will stage protest march to pressure Acting