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From queer taste to a tasty jam

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU It is a fruit very few people like. While it is part of the apple family, the quince, has a queer taste. It is knobbly and has

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Proposed power tariff hike irks textile firm

Rose Moremoholo MASERU   A textile company, NienHsing Group, says a 25.4 percent tariff hike proposed by the Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) will knock off their market competitiveness as they

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Blow for Maseru businesswoman

Staff Reporter MASERU BUSINESSWOMAN Leonia Mosothoane’s attempt the block the Ministry of Police from awarding a M7 million uniform tender to two companies suffered a blow yesterday after the High

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‘The gloves are off’

Talks between the government and the opposition collapsed spectacularly last week after the two parties allegedly failed to agree on how to deal with Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander Lieutenant

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Three arrested over Qeme killings

Staff Reporter MASERU THREE men including a Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) soldiers have been arrested in connection with the Qeme killings two months ago. Police spokesperson Senior Superintendent Clifford Molefe

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Mosito fights back

Staff Reporter MASERU A decision to charge Court of Appeal President Justice Kananelo Mosito should be set aside as it was made on the basis of tax information obtained from

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Harvest FM in trouble

Staff Reporter MASERU THE Broadcasting Dispute Resolution Panel (BDRP) wants Harvest FM to apologise to Lieutenant Colonel Tefo Hashatsi and the government of Lesotho for “erroneous” comments it broadcast in

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Opposition vows to block reforms

Staff Reporter MASERU THE opposition says it will aggressively oppose all reforms until the government fires Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli. The hardline stance comes a few days after talks between

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Lawyer up for fraud

  Staff Reporter MASERU ATTORNEY Khotso Nthontho has been slapped with an additional charge of fraud related to the manner in which he represented one of the 23 soldiers accused

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MP lashes IEC over boundaries

  Staff Reporter MASERU A Democratic Congress (DC) party MP has accused the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of manipulating electoral boundaries to give unfair advantage to some parties. Semano Sekatle,