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Group ramps ups pressure over SADC recommendations

Staff Reporter MASERU A civil society group, the Movement for Democracy and Development (MDD), has called on Basotho and the international community to exert pressure on the government to implement

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Water Treaty has not been violated

THE Lesotho Youth Leagues Forum (LYLF) has recently clashed with the government of Lesotho over the non-inclusion of hydropower generation at Polihali Dam. The youth forum says it is not

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Knives out for BNP boss

Staff Reporter MASERU THE Basotho National Party (BNP) is getting ready to haul its secretary general to coals over allegations of bringing the party into disrepute and making false allegations

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Consumers under siege

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU IN a local supermarket in central Maseru, a man mumbles to himself as he expresses exasperation over the price of cooking oil. “Oh my God, M50 is

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Diplomats fight recall

Staff Reporter MASERU SIX diplomats are challenging their recall by the government from their foreign posts. The diplomats were in December last year sent “show cause” letters regarding the proposed

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Fight over M7m tender

Staff Reporter MASERU POLICE on Tuesday morning raided the home of a Maseru businesswoman, a day after she applied for a High Court order to block the police from awarding

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Scott’s lawyer wants judge out

Justice Maqelepo MASERU A lawyer representing murder suspects Lehlohonolo Scott and his mother, ’Malehlohonolo Scott, wants High Court judge Justice Teboho Moiloa to recuse himself from the case. Advocate Thulo

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Shortage of enumerators rocks census

Rose Moremoholo MASERU THE Bureau of Statistics (BOS) does not have enough enumerators and vehicles to carryout the population census, Development Planning Minister Mokoto Hloaele has said. Hloaele told a

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Police shoot down demo

Justice Maqelepo MASERU POLICE last Friday turned down an application by members of Coop Lesotho to march against Small Businesses Minister Thabiso Litšiba and Cooperatives Commissioner ’Maphamoli Lekoetje. Police spokesperson

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Fight over M7m tender

Staff Reporter MASERU POLICE on Tuesday morning raided the home of a Maseru businesswoman, a day after she applied for a High Court order to block the police from awarding