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Clock ticking away for illegal Basotho immigrants

Staff Reporter MASERU TIME is running out for thousands of Basotho who are living and working illegally in South Africa to apply for special permits agreed for by the two

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Rights activist tears into parliamentary committee

Staff Reporter MASERU A democracy and human rights activist with the Transformation Resources Centre (TRC), Tsikoane Peshoane, has attacked a parliamentary committee for issuing a “biased report on the Lesotho

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Why LNDC boss was suspended

Staff Reporter MASERU THE Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC) chief executive KeleboneLeisanyane has been suspended. Leisanyane was suspended by the Minister of Trade Joshua Setipa on Tuesday for allegedly failing

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Parliament now a church: MPs

Staff Reporter MASERU THE MP for Mosalemane, Sam Rapapa, this week told the deputy speaker Montšuoe Lethoba that MPs “are now merely attending church, not parliament”. Rapapa said it is

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Court Martial to resume

Staff Reporter MASERU DETAINED soldiers have taken their mutiny case to the Appeal Court Martial a week after their lost their appeal to be released in the Court of Appeal

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The long wait in pain

MASERU IT all started towards the end of June last year when the two boys woke up to find their father gone. Their mother was weeping in her bedroom. She

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Blow for detained soldiers

Staff Reporter MASERU THE Court of Appeal has rejected a charge by defence lawyers that Defence Minister Tšeliso Mokhosi’sdecision to convene a court martial against 23 soldiers accused of mutiny

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Thaba-Bosiu celebrates 10 years

Rose Moremoholo MASERU THE Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL) Governor Dr Retsilisitsoe Matlanyane last Thursday challenged Thaba-Bosiu Risk Solutions insurance company to embrace change if it is to provide world-class

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End of the road for Mosito

Staff Reporter MASERU “Judges are human. They can commit crimes, and if they do they can be prosecuted. They can also behave in ways proving them unfit for judicial office.

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A miracle in Ha-Ramabanta

Lemohang Rakotsoane HA-RAMABANTA WHEN Retšelisitsoe Koloti’s father died in 1996, she was devastated. While her wounds were still fresh, her mother, who had proved to be a pillar of strength