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Why Mokhothu fled

MASERU – DEMOCRATIC Congress (DC) deputy leader Mathibeli Mokhothu says he saw three ‘hit lists’ that included his name before he fled the country. “It was clear I was one

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EU hands over 1.6 million Euro to Lesotho

MASERU – LESOTHO yesterday received a 1.6 million Euro (about M26 million) grant from the European Union. The money is meant to help the Ministry of Social Development implement programmes

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How army boss was killed

MASERU – Army commander Lt Gen Khoantle Motšomotšo was accused of “selling out” to the police and the government before he was shot dead. Astounding details are emerging of what

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Former NSS boss wants job back

MASERU – Colonel Tumo Lekhooa whom Prime Minister Thomas Thabane fired as National Security Service (NSS) boss wants his job back. Colonel Lekhooa was promoted to the position of colonel

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Windfall for pensioner

MOKHOTLONG – Blessings have been showered upon a 74-year-old Ariel Mosaase. In the mountainous village of Salang, a widower, pensioner, a father of three and a hard working grandpa, could

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Mokhosi’s driver beaten up

MASERU – The driver of former Minister of Defence Tšeliso Mokhosi was allegedly severely assaulted by police officers last week. Police nabbed Zele Mphesheane, Mokhosi’s occasional driver, from his Khubetsoana

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LCD temporarily withdraws election case

MASERU – THE Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) says it has not given up its fight to challenge the June 3 election but has just temporally withdrawn the case to

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The tourism ‘Mecca of Africa’

MOKHOTLONG – EVERY winter hundreds of tourists from Europe and Asia flock into Lesotho to experience the country’s unique beauty. Among the tourists’ magnet is AfriSki Resort in Mokhotlong. The

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The dark gangs in Lesotho prisons

MASERU – A violent clash between two prison gangs at Maseru Central Correctional Service left one man dead, in an incident that highlights the scourge of gangsterism in Lesotho’s prisons.

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How low can we sink?

MASERU – THE late Mokalekale Khetheng will finally receive a decent burial in his home village in Mokhotlong on August 26. Khetheng’s decomposing body was exhumed at Botšabelo’s paupers’ burial