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Health inspector on the run

Staff Reporter MASERU   A Mohale’s Hoek health inspector is on the run after a magistrate threatened to lock her up for contempt of court. Tebello Kolobe, who is a

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Major boost for education

Staff Reporter MASERU THE World Bank has approved US$25 million (approximately M374 million) for a project that will help Lesotho support its teachers and improve the learning environment in rural

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Taxi drivers roll back HIV

Lucy Westcott MASERU NAPO Khusu likes to think of himself as a taxi driver–educator. Behind the wheel of his Toyota Corolla, white with a signature marigold stripe along its side,

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Leribe English Medium wins tax debate

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU   LERIBE English Medium school scooped M55 000 after winning the Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) tax debate last Thursday. St. Joseph’s High School from Maseru came second

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Drama over ‘trafficked’ Senegalese women

Rapelang Mosae MASERU A Senegalese man, Diop Abdoulaye, is under investigation by Lesotho authorities for allegedly trafficking two Senegalese women. Abdoulaye, who has told the police that he is a

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Slicing for life

……How circumcision can save lives   Rose Moremoholo MASERU IN a male dominated society like Lesotho the decision to get circumcised has always been that of men. It has always

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Tears wiped away

Rose Moremoholo BELA-BELA   When she arrived in Ha-Letsoela village in Bela-Bela 50 years ago, Kelebone Letsoela would wake up very early in the morning to fetch water. The village

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Protest looms

Staff Reporter MASERU THE wives of detained soldiers have alleged that the army is ill-treating their husbands following plans by their children to stage a march. The children are set

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The scourge of rape

Staff Reporter MASERU   LERATO expected support when she was gang-raped. The village, she thought, would be outraged at such a heinous crime. Instead her aunt said she got what

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I’m going nowhere, says water boss

Staff Reporter MASERU LESOTHO’s chief delegate on the Lesotho Highlands Water Commission (LHWC), Charles Putsoane, has told the government he will not leave office despite incessant pressure to do so.