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12 Basotho illegal miners found dead

Rose Moremoholo WELKOM   TWELVE Basotho illegal miners were found dead in the Bambanani east shaft mine in Welkom on Sunday. Welkom police spokesperson Captain Stephen Thakeng said the dead

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DC constituency wants Litjobo reinstated

Staff Reporter MAZENOD THE Democratic Congress (DC)’s Koro-koro constituency leadership says it wants youth league president Thuso Litjobo reinstated as aide to Police Minister Monyane Moleleki. The constituency says contrary

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Editor moved to Bloemfontein

Staff Reporter MASERU THE editor of Lesotho Times newspaper, Lloyd Mutungamiri, who was shot in an ambush at his Thamae home last Saturday has been moved to a Bloemfontein hospital.

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Knives out for US envoy

Staff Reporter MASERU THE spokesperson for the Lesotho People’s Congress (LPC), Bokang Ramatšella, says the government should expel the US Ambassador Matthews Harrington or else he will do it himself.

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MPs grill ministers over service delivery

  MASERU WHEN ’Mamokoena Mafeka retired from the civil service in May last year, she had given virtually all her adult life in service to her nation. Mafeka joined the

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‘Mokose launches water management system

MASERU WATER Minister Ralechate ’Mokose launched Ecosystem Approach Framework for Integrated Water Resources Management in Lesotho yesterday. ’Mokose described what he launched as an integrated, stakeholders driven, scientific and adaptive

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Civic group slams general amnesty plan

Staff Reporter MASERU A civil society group, Transformation Resource Centre (TRC), wants the government to dump its plan to declare a general amnesty towards soldiers accused of human rights abuses.

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‘Teachers’ wrath misdirected’

Rose Moremoholo MASERU EDUCATION Minister Mahali Phamotse yesterday said the decision not to pay teachers in line with their new academic qualifications was not of her own making. Teachers from

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Principal Secretaries reshuffled

Staff Reporter MASERU PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili reshuffled principal secretaries yesterday. This is the second reshuffle since January when he moved Majakathata Mokoena Thakhisi from the Ministry of Justice to

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‘We want short, sharp and quick reforms’

  Staff Reporter MASERU   THE SADC Double Troika Summit last week has drawn mixed reactions from the opposition, the government, analysts and the civil society. There have been varied