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MP battles M580 000 lawsuit

Rapelang Mosae MASERU BASOTHO National Party (BNP) MP, ’Makhotso Matsumunyane, is facing a M580 000 lawsuit for allegedly defrauding a local catering company. The lawsuit caps a troubled month for

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Is the DC headed for a split?

Staff Reporter MASERU POLITICAL analysts say squabbles within the Democratic Congress (DC) are a clear sign of a possible split, which might lead to the collapse of the coalition government.

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Minister wants to halt cheap car imports

Staff Reporter MASERU THE time for Basotho to import ultra-cheap second-hand vehicles from Japan might be coming to an end if Trade Minister Joshua Setipa gets his way. Setipa told

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SADC signs EPA with EU

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU SADC countries have signed a new Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU) that will strengthen and enhance trade between the regional blocs. Trade Minister

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DC talks end in chaos

Staff Reporter MASERU A meeting to reconcile feuding parties in the Democratic Congress (DC) party ended in chaos last weekend after members of one of the factions stormed out in

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Detained soldier fights for release

Staff Reporter MASERU An army colonel who has been in detention at the Maseru Maximum Security Prison facing mutiny charges this week asked the High Court to free him. Colonel

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Tour of Duty

Rapelang Mosae MASERU THE newly appointed People’s Republic of China ambassador to Lesotho, Sun Xianghua, says he will work hard to strengthen relations between the two countries. Ambassador Xianghua was

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SADC wants update report

staff Reporter MASERU THE SADC has asked Lesotho to prepare a progress report on the implementation of the Phumaphi Commission’s recommendations ahead of the regional bloc’s Double Troika Summit in

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Chaos in Senate

Staff Reporter MASERU BUSINESS in the Senate was brought to a halt yesterday after Chief Khoabane Theko interjected repeatedly during debate. Chief Theko, who is the Principal Chief of Thaba-Bosiu,

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6 Basotho win Chevening scholarships

Staff Reporter MASERU SIX Basotho students have been awarded Chevening scholarships to pursue post-graduate studies in the United Kingdom starting this October. The award follows the visit of the British