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Panic over new vaccination

MASERU – PANIC and anxiety have greeted the announcement of a new vaccination campaign, as parents fear a repeat of the bungling that characterised the previous campaign. The Ministry of

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More arrests loom in Khetheng case

MASERU – POLICE say the net is closing in on more suspects in connection with the murder of Constable Mokalekale Khetheng. Spokesman Superintendent Mpiti Mopeli told thepost that investigations are

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MoAfrika back on air

MASERU– CONTROVERSIAL radio station, MoAfrika, is back on air after it won an interim order in the High Court yesterday. The government shut down the radio station on Saturday morning

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Top cop arrested over Khetheng murder

MASERU – SENIOR Assistant Commissioner of Police, Tšeliso Moerane, has been arrested in connection with Mokalekale Khetheng’s murder. Moerane was arrested on Monday, three days after the decomposing body of

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Lawyers challenge Mosito appointment

MASERU – FOUR prominent lawyers on Tuesday challenged the reappointment of Justice Kananelo Mosito as the Court of Appeal President arguing it undermines the independence of the judiciary. The lawyers

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Thabane briefs Ramaphosa

MASERU – PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane yesterday briefed SADC envoy and South Africa’s deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa on how Lesotho will implement the Phumaphi Commission recommendations. Ramaphosa was in Lesotho

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‘We are no new imperialists’

MASERU – EVEN their bitterest critics begrudgingly acknowledge the massive role they have played in improving infrastructure in Africa. They have built roads, school, clinics and a state-of-the-art 1 800km

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‘My wife was no witch’

MAFETENG – The image of his wife lying in a pool of blood — her head hacked by an axe and neck stabbed multiple times — has haunted him daily

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Top cop flees to SA

MASERU – A SENIOR police officer, Senior Superintendent Lebohang Setsomi, fled the country on Monday after claiming his life was in danger. He is now in hiding in South Africa.

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Granny gets ID at last!

MASERU – ’Mamotlalepula Mokebe is probably one of the oldest people in Lesotho. Although Mokebe’s age could not be ascertained, some officials at the National Identity and Civil Registry (NICR)