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The road to prosperity

MASERU – ’MALIREKO Sehahle, the local chief of Ha-Souru in the Tsoelike constituency could not hide her joy at a ground breaking ceremony of the Ha-Mpiti to Sehlaba-Thebe road. Construction of

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Ministry braces for influx of visitors

MASERU – The Ministry of Home Affairs says it is getting ready for an influx of visitors during the Christmas holidays. Minister Tsukutlane Au told reporters on Tuesday that the ministry

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Sekhametsi braces for bruising legal battle

MASERU – AN investment consortium that bought one of MKM’s properties is bracing for what might be a bruising legal battle to defend its right to the building. Sekhametsi Investment Consortium

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Ponts’o Sekatle quits DC women’s league

MASERU – PONTŠO Sekatle on Monday resigned from the Democratic Congress (DC) women’s league executive committee, hours after her husband defected to the All Basotho Convention (ABC) party. The Qacha’s Nek

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A successful bridging programme

ROMA – MASTERS students from seven African countries last week descended on the National University of Lesotho (NUL). They were here for a bridging programme run by the powerful African Economic

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Let there be light in Mashai!

THABA-TSEKA – vFrom battling to put food at the table, ’Malimakatso Molatelle has become the leading light in a poor village where electricity is still a pipe dream. Molatelle has

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Thabane wants prisons to be brutal

MASERU – PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane says he wants to make Lesotho’s prisons so brutal that they are unbearable for inmates. The idea, he said, is to teach prisoners that crime

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Judge nullifies sale of MKM properties

MASERU – THE Court of Appeal has ruled that the sale of three MKM properties under the liquidation process was illegal. The prime properties in Maseru fetched M115 million at a

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Good news for motorists

MASERU – LESOTHO’S motorists heaved a sigh of relief last Friday after the Petroleum Fund slashed the price of petrol by a massive R2 per litre. The price of diesel has

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‘Arrest the ‘big fish’ first’

MASERU – FINANCE Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro says the lack of successful prosecution and jailing of senior people fosters a perception that the government is failing to curb corruption. Majoro also