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Good news for Lesotho!

Staff Reporter MASERU – LESOTHO climbed 12 places on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings, making it one of the biggest movers among the 48 sub-Saharan African countries

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Only 62 percent finish school

Rose Moremoholo Maseru – OUT of all the students who start Grade One in Lesotho, only 62 percent go on to complete their primary education. That is according to the

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Cutting their share of tourism cake

Senate Sekotlo MOKHOTLONG – IN the late 1990s Russell Sachet and the late Thabiso Nkune had a ‘Eureka moment’ when they realised they could accommodate tourists in traditional huts and

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Shareholders fight over ‘M60 million subsidy’

Staff Reporter MASERU – THE government’s decision to compensate textile factories for a scheme that expired in 2005 has triggered a fierce fight among shareholders of one of the firms

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wonderful waste!

Own Correspondent ROMA – TWO National University of Lesotho (NUL) Animal Science students are using waste paper for making simple egg trays. That is after their colleagues used waste paper

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Ex-mines PS in trouble

Leisa Leisanyane MASERU – FORMER Mining Principal Secretary Clement Lerotholi is set to appear before the Maseru Magistrate’s Court today to answer charges of fraud and corruption. Lerotholi is accused

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Tempers flare at Mosito trial

Leisa Leisanyane MASERU – TEMPERS flared yesterday at a local hotel where the impeachment trial of embattled Court of Appeal President Justice Kananelo Mosito was being held. Drama ensued in

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Ramochela: Ahoy comrades

Staff Reporter MASERU – That is how Tšeliso Elliot Ramochela, the secretary general of the National Union of Commerce, Catering and Allied Workers (NUCCAW), describes the state of the trade

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Police fire brigade caught napping

Staff Reporter MASERU – THE police’s fire brigade was caught literally napping last week when a haulage truck belonging to Executive Transport overturned and burnt to ashes. The truck was

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‘Peaceful nuclear energy’

Staff Reporter MASERU – TOURISM Minister Likeleli Tampane on Monday presented to Parliament a Bill that will seek to provide for the beneficial and peaceful use of nuclear energy in