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App that monitors your driver from a distance!

ROMA – “THAT we are developing our own version of computerised fleet management system here in Lesotho is good,” says Nyakallo Moleko, a Computer Systems and Networks Engineering student at the

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All eyes on ganja cash

Weed powers dreams of a better future…………… MARAKABEI – LIKE many people in his community, Thabang Marakabei has his eyes on marijuana money. But unlike most villagers here, Marakabei is

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Magistrates on go-slow

MASERU – MAGISTRATES have this week this week put breaks on court proceedings as a way to pressure the government to address their grievances. Although the “go slow” was not publicly

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Former bank workers lash out at Majoro

MASERU – HUNDREDS of former workers of the now defunct Lesotho Agricultural Development Bank this week lashed out at Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro for “delaying the payment of their terminal benefits”.

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Opposition wants IMF not to assist Lesotho

MASERU – OPPOSITION parties have threatened to lobby the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to deny Lesotho any financial assistance in the form of loans and grants. The

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Bringing the shine back at Scott Hospital

MASERU – In a neat hospital room in Scott Hospital’s children’s ward, a future king was born in 1963. Scott Hospital was one of the best then, a world class facility

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Agric funds invested in Ponzi scheme

MASERU – A TOTAL of M195 000 allocated to the Ministry of Agriculture was lost after the funds were invested in a dubious Ponzi scheme. The shocking revelation was disclosed in

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The good, old brewery waste

ROMA- When Maluti Mountain Brewery (MMB) sets free its brewery waste, a number of trucks line up to pick it up, mainly as food for pigs. “But there is a far

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Bungling firm wins contract to fix road

MASERU – THE government spent an additional M83 million to repair a rural road severely damaged just six months after construction on a budget of M162 million. That’s according to the

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M498 483 blown on Mphanya’s funeral

MASERU – THE government blew M498 483 on the funeral of former foreign affairs minister Ntsukunyane Mphanya in April 2016. This was revealed in a report released by the Auditor-General on