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Smelling good!

ROMA – HER perfumes are some of the newest creations in Lesotho’s untapped cosmetics market. The National University of Lesotho (NUL) educated Selloane Ody Raleting (SOR)’s business creates perfumes simply known

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Fiery trade unionist suspended

MASERU – FIREBRAND teachers’ trade unionist, Letsatsi Ntsibolane, was suspended from duty last week. Ntsibolane, who is a teacher at Lithabaneng High School, was slapped with the suspension letter last Friday.

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The grannies who still take care of babies

MASERU – At 90, ’Mapuleng Sello is still babysitting, never mind that she is blind, struggles to walk and last gave birth 60 years ago. As many young people succumb to

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A business park in Roma

ROMA-THE proposed park for the Roma Valley will be more than just an industrial park. This is according to Associate Professor Resetselemang Leduka, who teaches Urban and Regional Planning at

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Why Quthing is performing badly

MASERU-Absentee parents, accommodation blues, early marriages and lethargic teachers. That is the story of Quthing, the country’s poorest performing district in the 2018 Junior Certificate examination results. Contrast this with

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Drama at musician’s funeral

MAFETENG-POLICE caused drama at the funeral of Ngaka “Lepenzo” Mahao, the right-hand man of Terene gang chief Mosotho Chakela last Saturday. Differences between the police and members of Terene group

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Rogue soldier nabbed at border

MASERU-A SOLDIER who had escaped from military detention last Friday was re-arrested on Sunday while trying to escape to South Africa. Police spokesman, Superintendent Mpiti Mopeli, confirmed that Private Moeketsi

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The ‘water snake’ wreaking havoc in Qopo

BEREA-A FIERCE storm that ravaged houses and blew off roofs has ignited superstition in a village where myth is taken as sacred truth. For more than three decades, villagers in

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IEC commissioners won’t be paid

MASERU-THE commissioners of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will not be paid their salaries at the end of the month because their contracts have expired, thepost heard this week. Government

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Busy as bees

MOHALE’S HOEK – MPHO Qhojane started as a low-scale bee farmer back in 2007 and now he is thinking big, as he eyes the lucrative pharmaceutical sector. Qhojane is one of