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’Maseribane breaks ranks

MASERU-King Letsie III has been asked to fire Prime Minister Thomas Thabane for proroguing Parliament behind his back. The request is contained in an explosive urgent application that was filed

The Professor from a dusty village

MASERU-IF Professor Mosotho George had his way, every Lesotho Prime Minister would have a scientist by their side as an adviser. Only that way can any leader pull the country

Teachers slam bid to feed students during shutdown

MASERU-THE Lesotho Association of Teachers (LAT) says it is opposed to the government’s plan to feed students during the shutdown that was triggered by the outbreak of the coronavirus. The

Textile sector braces for financial ‘Armageddon’

MASERU-TEMPERATURES are rising in Lesotho’s textile sector as the impact of the Coronavirus begins to bite. Just over 40 000 people could lose their jobs in the next few days,

DC joins fight against Thabane

MASERU-THE Democratic Congress (DC) says it has joined political parties that are seeking a court order to nullify Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s decision to prorogue Parliament last Friday. The party’s

Fatal misconceptions about Coronavirus

THABA-TSEKA-MIXED messages on the coronavirus (Covid-19) are doing the rounds in rural areas as the disease spreads across Africa. Some are aware of the deadly virus while others are in

Panic grips Lesotho

MASERU-THERE was panic in Lesotho after South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday announced a 21-day lockdown that begins at midnight tonight. Thousands of Basotho were in a stampede to

Thabane orders total lockdown

MASERU-PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane has ordered a total lockdown starting Sunday midnight until April 21. This means people will not be allowed to leave their residences throughout the three weeks,

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Ministry taken to task over electricity

MASERU– THE Ministry of Energy was on Tuesday taken to task for failing to install electricity in some places in Qacha’s Nek and Quthing districts. Parliament’s Natural Resources Committee said

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Youth leagues in ‘war of words’

MASERU – A caustic ‘war of words’ has erupted between the All Basotho Convention (ABC) and Basotho National Party (BNP) youth leagues suggesting all is not well within the coalition