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How Lesotho lost M391m

Business Reporter MASERU – THE Ministry of Finance’s bungling is to blame for Lesotho’s failure to get M391 million in aid from the European Union. In March this year the

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‘We’ll never forget who dug the well’

Senate Sekotlo LEKOKOANENG – When we drink the water from the well, we shall never forget who dug the well, so says a Chinese proverb. That quote came from Chinese

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‘Reforms should not be elitist’

Rose Moremoholo MASERU – CIVIL society has urged political parties to ensure that everyone is involved in the constitutional, security, public service and judiciary reforms. This call was made last

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Setback for opposition

Leisa Leisanyane MASERU – THE plan to oust Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili suffered a major setback this week after the opposition’s court battle to reopen parliament hit a brickwall in

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Finally, a decent send-off

Rose Moremoholo MASERU – IT is not clear if Maboki Boki is her real name. But that will be the name on the placard on her grave. For almost two

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‘We’re committed to rolling back HIV’

Staff Reporter MASERU – ON December 1 Lesotho joined the rest of the world in commemorating World AIDS Day. Despite efforts by the Ministry of Health and development partners to

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Tears of joy at MMB party

Senate Sekotlo MASERU – SETAMIRI Tlali, from Quthing in Mphaki, could hardly contain himself after he was handed the keys of a brand new Nissan NP 200 worth M490 000

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Lesotho receives M280m World Bank grant to fight hunger

MASERU – LESOTHO has received a whopping M280 million-grant from the World Bank to help reduce the devastating effects of drought. The grant was recently approved by the World Bank

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Moleleki forms new party

Staff Reporter MASERU – MONYANE Moleleki, the embattled deputy leader of the Democratic Congress (DC), is forming a new political party. Moleleki’s decision comes after he last week failed to

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Procurement at centre of corruption: DCEO boss

Leisa Leisanyane MASERU – THE Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) boss, Borotho Matsoso, says close to 99 percent of corruption cases are related to public procurement. Speaking at