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Knives out for BNP boss

Staff Reporter MASERU THE Basotho National Party (BNP) is getting ready to haul its secretary general to coals over allegations of bringing the party into disrepute and making false allegations

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Consumers under siege

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU IN a local supermarket in central Maseru, a man mumbles to himself as he expresses exasperation over the price of cooking oil. “Oh my God, M50 is

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University-industry cooperation: the way for Lesotho?

By Dr Thimothy M. Thamae, Ret’selisitsoeI. Thamae&Dr LeboliZ. Thamae There is an increasing trend among universities worldwide to do more than traditional teaching and research by engaging directly with actors

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Fight over M7m tender

Staff Reporter MASERU POLICE on Tuesday morning raided the home of a Maseru businesswoman, a day after she applied for a High Court order to block the police from awarding

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Scott’s lawyer wants judge out

Justice Maqelepo MASERU A lawyer representing murder suspects Lehlohonolo Scott and his mother, ’Malehlohonolo Scott, wants High Court judge Justice Teboho Moiloa to recuse himself from the case. Advocate Thulo

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Shortage of enumerators rocks census

Rose Moremoholo MASERU THE Bureau of Statistics (BOS) does not have enough enumerators and vehicles to carryout the population census, Development Planning Minister Mokoto Hloaele has said. Hloaele told a

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Police shoot down demo

Justice Maqelepo MASERU POLICE last Friday turned down an application by members of Coop Lesotho to march against Small Businesses Minister Thabiso Litšiba and Cooperatives Commissioner ’Maphamoli Lekoetje. Police spokesperson

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Fight over M7m tender

Staff Reporter MASERU POLICE on Tuesday morning raided the home of a Maseru businesswoman, a day after she applied for a High Court order to block the police from awarding

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Water treaty not breached: Sole

Staff Reporter MASERU TECHNICAL Advisor for Water Affairs Ministry Masupha Sole says the 1986 treaty between Lesotho and South Africa has not been breached in the Lesotho Highlands Water Project

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Mosito’s lawyers attack Mosisili

Staff Reporter MASERU A team of lawyers representing suspended Court of Appeal President Justice Kananelo Mosito have accused Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili of abusing his power and persecuting the judge.