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Opposition says ‘there is no money’

MASERU – OPPOSITION parties say are worried that the government does not have money to give to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) for the coming polls. The snap election will

Garden miracles in Ha Tšilonyane

MASERU – WHENEVER the rains fell, ‘Malikeleli Malefo, 86, would beg her neighbours to provide cattle to plough her fields. But every time she would struggle to get some help.

Moleleki acquitted

MASERU – OPPOSITION Alliance of Democrats (AD) leader, Monyane Moleleki, was on Tuesday acquitted of corruption in the High Court, a decision that could significantly boost his political ambitions. Four

Consultancy storm rocks pension fund

MASERU – A lucrative tender for a consultancy service at the Public Officers Defined Contribution Pension Fund is mired in controversy over allegations of conflict of interest involving a former

Opposition threatens civil servants

MASERU – LESOTHO’S opposition leaders have threatened to prosecute any government official who will sign for the use of public funds with effect from April 1. They said they will

When art imitates life

MASERU – YOUNG Silas Monyatsi’s family did not own a television. Some 40 years ago that was nothing out of the ordinary for a TV was a luxury of immense

Detained soldiers released

MASERU – THE army yesterday released the last batch of mutiny plot suspects from the Maseru Maximum Security Prison. Seven soldiers were released yesterday bringing the total of released detainees

‘Crisis? What crisis?’

MASERU – PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili will tomorrow come face-to-face in Parliament with an opposition that is determined to oust him through a no-confidence vote. His chances of holding on

MEC backs no-confidence vote

MASERU IN a sudden change of heart, the Movement of Economic Change (MEC) Youth League says it supports tomorrow’s planned vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili. However,

Church appeals for dialogue

MASERU – THE Christian Council of Lesotho (CCL) this week appealed to Lesotho’s politicians to give dialogue a chance in the search for solutions to the country’s political disputes. The