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Teary memorial service for taxi accident victims

MASERU – ALMOST every one wept. There were groans, sobs and outright wailings at the Ministry of Health auditorium as a survivor of a recent horrific accident that claimed 12

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Sekatle votes against DC

MASERU – QACHA’S NECK MP Dr Pontšo Sekatle last Tuesday stunned Parliament when she voted against her party. Dr Sekatle is the MP for Qacha’s Nek under the Democratic Congress

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Seven soldiers fired

MASERU – SEVEN army officers who were deployed at the border of South Africa and Lesotho in Quthing were fired from the army on Monday after they were found guilty

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Soldiers’ murder case postponed

MASERU – THEY were arrested over 18 months ago and were charged with the brutal murder of three men in Ha-Motanyane village in Mafeteng district. The five, who are all

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A new School of Engineering

MASERU – WHEN you look at the new plan of the National University of Lesotho (NUL), you will notice the tallest building at the Roma campus. This is the architectural

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The accountant who wanted to be a pilot

MASERU – WHEN Neo Hoala was growing up in Maseru in the early 1990s, all she dreamt was being a pilot. There was something about defying the natural laws of

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From a waitress to HR manager

MASERU – ‘Makatleho Mofokeng was only eleven years when her father passed away. Without the financial security and stability that a father brings, Mofokeng quickly learnt to fend for herself.

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How the lesiba is made

You need a metre-long stick, a string made of horsetail or cow tail hair (bolitse) and a quill that may be taken from a variety of birds including raven, hawk,

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Saving the Lesiba

MASERU – DO cows respond to music? That sounds like an inane question until you ask children who will swear those four-legged beasts can dance to a beat. Persist on

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Teachers denounce ‘draconian’ Bill

MASERU – HAVE you ever seen a teacher getting zero percent? That was the clear message teachers sought to deliver to Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro as they marched to petition