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Windfall for Likuena

MASERU – It was payday for Lesotho’s senior national team, Likuena, yesterday at Bambatha Tšita Sports Arena as the team received money for the Fair Play Award it won at the

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LEC injects M70k into Red Cross

MASERU – THE Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) has donated M70 000 to the Lesotho Red Cross Society for its first aid training campaign countrywide. Speaking at a ceremony to hand over

Muckraker: Wasco’s bloody worms

WE had barely recovered from the shock of long and thick bloodworms tumbling out of Wasco taps when some senior official from the company thought it prudent to open his

Mohair farmers in trouble

MASERU –  JANUARY and February are supposed to be months of delight for wool and mohair farmers. The cheques from previous year’s sale of wool and mohair will be rolling in.

Police officers beat up chief

MASERU – IT is not too often that a chief is beaten in front of his own subjects. But that is what happened to Chief Lebohang Sehauli of Likhoele Ha-Mahosi in

By boat and on horseback

QACHA’S NEK – Unable to get a pregnant woman across the river to the nearest hospital, midwife Teboho Phalo had the most hair-raising experience of her career – delivering a baby

LEPOSA challenges promotions

MASERU – THE Lesotho Police Staff Association (LEPOSA) has lodged an urgent application in the High Court seeking to block the promotion of six senior police officers. LEPOSA has asked the

Speaker digs in over Mokhothu

MASERU – THE Speaker of Parliament Sephiri Motanyane and the Clerk of Parliament, Fine Maema, say while Mathibeli Mokhothu is the Leader of Opposition in Parliament he does not qualify for

Beyond the call of duty

MASERU – WHEN Tseko Bohloa, 63, was informed that King Letsie III had appointed him to serve in the National University of Lesotho (NUL) Council, he was pleasantly surprised. Without any

More trouble for Mahao suspects

MASERU – THE eight soldiers accused of the murder of Lieutenant General Maparaankoe Mahao have been slapped with two additional charges of attempted murder.  This time they are being charged for