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Majara hits back at Thabane

MASERU – SUSPENDED Chief Justice Nthomeng Majara will not go down without a fight. Last night she responded to Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s decision to suspend her with a law suit.

School runs on empty

MASERU – BORIBENG High School has huge ambitions but lacks the means to achieve its full potential. One of its major problems is water, a basic human need that many take

Banks coming to Lesotho

MASERU – BRITISH magnate Aaron Banks, whose controversial dealings with Basotho National Party (BNP) leader Thesele ’Maseribane recently made international headlines, is said to be coming to Lesotho. ’Maseribane, who is

LCD activist demands M4 million

MASERU – A Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) activist is demanding M4 million in damages from Police Commissioner for alleged torture, unlawful arrest and kidnapping. Paseka Chele, popularly known as Mopapa,

Students threaten teacher with guns

MASERU – SOME pupils in Berea threatened their teachers with guns last week, forcing police to intervene in an incident highlighting how gun culture is pervading Lesotho’s schools. In stunning fashion,

Mapesela breathes fire

MASERU – NEVER one to shy away from a brawl, Trade Minister Tefo Mapesela this week took off the gloves for a bare knuckle fight with two principal chiefs. The target

Illegal abortions choke Tšepong

MASERU – THE ministry of Health is alarmed at the number of women being admitted at Tšepong due to complications during illegal abortions. Health Ministry’s Director General Dr ’Nyane Letsie told

Housing tops Local Government priorities

MASERU – LOCAL Government Minister, Habofanoe Lehana, has laid out plans for his ministry, with housing and social amenities provision taking top priority. At a press conference on Tuesday, Lehana said

Police to use candles in stations

MASERU – POLICE have resorted using candles in their stations because they cannot afford to buy electricity. Police spokesman, Superintendent Mpiti Mopeli, has confirmed that their coffers have run dry. However,

Home Affairs official found dead

MASERU – A Home Affairs official was found dead at his home in Ha Seoli on Friday. Khahliso Soro, a ceremony coordinator, was due to appear at the Public Accounts Committee