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Moleleki pleads for peace

MASERU-NESTLED on the border between Mafeteng and Mohale’s Hoek district is Taung, a rugged desert-like settlement about 120km south of the capital Maseru. Under the scorching November heat, there is

‘You are dancing in borrowed shoes’

MASERU-DEPUTY Prime Minister Monyane Moleleki says Movement for Economic Change (MEC) leader Selibe Mochoboroane is “dancing with shoes that don’t belong to him”. Moleleki last weekend accused Mochoboroane of stealing

LRA to tighten customs rules

MASERU-FROM Friday this week the Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) will impose heavy fines and penalties on vehicles breaching customs rules at the borders. Mosuoe Mapetla, the LRA’s Head of Client

The curse of gangsterism

MASERU-A SOMBRE mood engulfed Rasetimela High School last Friday as parents and teachers came to terms with the murder of a student in a suspected case of gangsterism. The murder

On top of the world

MASERU-THE mission for newly launched non-governmental organisation (NGO), Sold Out, is not to change the world. Rather, the mission, as sketched out by its founder and Managing Director, Itumeleng Ralebitso

Tattoo craze hits Lesotho

MASERU-FROM being associated with evil, tattoos are turning into a big hit in Lesotho. And in a country that is still largely conservative, getting one’s body inked often results in

Judge’s husband to face trial over M3m theft

MASERU-ACTING Chief Justice ‘Maseforo Mahase’s husband, Thabiso Mahase, could soon face trial for allegedly stealing M3 million meant for old-age pensioners. Thabiso Mahase is charged together with his son Teboho

The ordeal is finally over!

LERIBE -THE doors to the house were falling off. The roof was leaky and when it rained, the family would huddle in a corner seeking protection. “When it was raining

Wool regulations thrown out

MASERU-MORE than 40 000 farmers across the country can breathe easy after Parliament this week repealed the controversial and hugely unpopular wool and mohair regulations. This comes after parliament’s ad

Thabane pushes Mosito ouster

MASERU-PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane is piling pressure on the King to oust Court of Appeal President Justice Kananelo Mosito. This is despite that there are several court orders blocking attempts