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drama at PM’s office

MASERU THERE was drama outside the Prime Minister’s offices yesterday after dozens of police officers nearly came to blows.The fracas happened as the Lesotho Police Staff Association (Leposa) vowed to

Liqui Fruit red grape juice withdrawn

MASERU-THE Ministry of Health has banned the sale of Liqui Fruit red grape juice cans in Lesotho following the withdrawal from the market of the product by the manufacturer in

Phamotse disowns contractor

MASERU-FORMER Sports Minister Dr Mahali Phamotse has distanced herself from a local contractor who claims the ministry owes him M27 million.Jane Lebamang of Jane Geomantic Survey and Lab claims the

JSC in legal jam

MASERU-THE Judicial Service Commission (JSC) could be in a legal jam after His Majesty King Letsie III allegedly rejected its recommendation to appoint the five new judges.The king is said

Covid-19 relief vouchers rejected

MASERU-BASOTHO in South Africa are stranded after the Covid-19 food relief vouchers from the Lesotho government were rejected.The vouchers worth M350 each were given to 12 000 Basotho to buy

Workers plead for temp Commissioners

MASERU-WORKERS at the troubled and broke Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) have pleaded with Parliament to appoint temporary commissioners to steady the institution. The workers said this barely a week after

Three top officials quit MEC

 MASERU-THREE senior members of the Movement for Economic Change (MEC) have dumped the party amid speculation that they are joining the newly formed Hope party. The members are deputy secretary

14-year-old hacks granny to death

HLEOHENG-A 14-year-old boy is in police custody in Maputsoe after he allegedly bludgeoned his 68-year-old grandmother to death last weekend over M3 000.thepost has withheld the names of the grandmother

Lawyer queries judge’s fitness

MASERU-A lawyer representing one of the detained soldiers in Maseru Maximum Prison has demanded a full investigation into the fitness of a judge who was appointed to hear the matter.

Cattle rustler beaten to death

HA-TOLOANE-HE was a factory worker in Maseru during the day and a cattle raider at night.This is how villagers describe Mokhethi Keketsi, a Toloane Ha-Lekhooa man in his mid-20s, who