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Metsing reads riot act

Staff Reporter MASERU   DEPUTY Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing on Tuesday said individuals who claim they are being threatened with death but do not report the matter to the police

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Church blows M989k fighting cleric

Senate Sekotlo MASERU THE Methodist Church spent a staggering M982 000 in legal fees since 2004 fighting a senior cleric for the control of the church in Lesotho. This is

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From Beijing with love!

Rose Moremoholo MASERU   OVER the past four years, Limakatso Lenkoane, 18, has had to deal with the indignity of being excluded from class after failing to pay the M1

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Roads of carnage

Rose Moremoholo & Luciah Phahla MASERU ’MATHATO Lekhutle was asleep in the teensy hours of July 16 when she was startled by a loud bang. A car had rammed into

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The toxic business of stone!

Senate Sekotlo LEKOKOANENG When it is spring with the wind blowing fiercely in her village of Lekokoaneng, ’Mabaeti Motlamelle becomes extremely agitated. Her biggest gripe is the huge amount of

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Police probe doctor’s death

Rapelang Mosae MASERU   THE police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of Dr Makoae Taoana last Wednesday. Dr Taoana’s Mercedes Benz vehicle was burnt to

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Coalition youths split

Rapelang Mosae  MASERU   A nasty rift has emerged among youth leaders of parties in the coalition government over a planned protest against United States Ambassador Matthew Harrington. Youth leaders

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The draining of Lesotho

…. How did a small mountain Kingdom once rich in water end up parched?   Devon Haynie MASERU   Juliette Letotokoto, a recently widowed farmer, stands on her small plot

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Lawyers group condemns editor’s attack

Staff Reporter MASERU THE Lesotho Lawyers for Human Rights (LLHR) yesterday condemned the cowardly attack on Lesotho Times and Sunday Exress editor Lloyd Mutungamiri. “The attack constitutes a criminal act

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Mosisili rejects torture probe

staff Reporter MASERU PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has rejected calls by a team of lawyers to set up a commission of inquiry to investigate allegations of torture against detained soldiers.