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SA firm accused of buying ‘blood mohair’

MASERU – THE Lesotho Wool and Mohair Growers Association (LWMGA) has accused a South African company of buying “blood mohair” after the firm purchased the mohair outside the normal auction

Rakuoane wants Mahase impeached

MASERU – THE leader of the Popular Front for Democracy (PFD) party, Advocate Lekhetho Rakuoane, wants Acting Chief Justice ‘Maseforo Mahase impeached. Rakuoane, who was speaking at a press conference

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Hunger waits on the door

MASERU – Watching her as she made her way towards the spot where they catch lifts to Khubetsoana, a bucket of maize-meal balancing on her head and quietly humming to

Mahao attacks Mahase over judgement

MASERU – PROFESSOR Nqosa Mahao has lambasted Acting Chief Justice ’Maseforo Mahase for rushing to pass judgment while sitting on an earlier case filed after a stormy elective conference last

Thabane blasts party ‘rebels’

MASERU – ALL Basotho Convention (ABC) leader Thomas Thabane says party officials publicly campaigning against him will now be regarded as having joined opposition ranks, as the Prime Minister battles

Thabane ouster plot set to dominate Parliament

MASERU – TWO motions that could upend Prime Minister Thomas Thabane reign are expected to dominate proceedings when Parliament reopens next Friday. The first motion, brought by All Basotho Convention

Ntsekele tightens bolts on Mahao faction

MASERU – MINISTER Samonyane Ntsekele, secretary general of the All Basotho Convention (ABC)’s outgoing committee, is making swift moves to completely shut the door on a rival faction. On Tuesday,

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Law Society boss warns of manipulation

MASERU – Law Society of Lesotho president, Advocate Tekane Maqakachane, has warned of the wrongful manipulation of the law and legal processes by Lesotho’s politicians to achieve certain goals. Maqakachane,

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Mosito blasts attempts to stifle courts

MASERU – THE President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Kananelo Mosito has blamed the government for paralysing the court, in a speech that brought to the fore the political

Lawyer dumps soldier in murder trial

MASERU – A lawyer who was representing a soldier who is facing a murder charge over the killing of Police Sub-Inspector Monaheng Ramahloko in August 2014 this week recused himself