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A minefield of hope

MOKHOTLONG – ’MATŠOTLEHO Pelesa left Leribe 15 years ago with the hope of getting a permanent job at the Letšeng Diamond Mine. The job failed to materialise.Years later, she heard

When dirt is good!

ROMA – LIMPHO Thoahlane is the founder of Pheha Plastics, an organisation that creates amazing products out of waste plastics.In a project generously funded by a Belgium-based company best known

The slippery slope of suicide

MASERU – HLOMPHO Mohatla, 24, got pregnant out of wedlock twice and attempted suicide twice. In all these instances, she was too afraid to discuss her problems with her parents.She

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Agric Minister demoted

MASERU – THE Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Likopo Mahase, has paid the price for the chaos in the distribution of fertilizer and seeds to farmers.Mahase was the only

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Police constable lives in fear

MASERU – A police constable says he is living in fear after discovering bullet holes on his roof and bed on Sunday.PC Pesha Shale, who was not at home when

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Thabane, Majoro fight escalates

MASERU – THE All Basotho Convention (ABC) leader, former Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, has accused his deputy Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro of leading a faction fighting him.Thabane made the allegations

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Herdsmen rape 16-year-old

QACHA’S NEK – TWO herdsmen from Qacha’s Nek allegedly abducted a 16-year-old girl and took her to a cattle post where they took turns to repeatedly rape her.The suspects and

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LEC switches off airport over debt

MASERU = THE Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) has switched off power at the Moshoeshoe I International Airport over a staggering M3 million debt.The airport has not had electricity for the

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Students strip naked in protest

MASERU – THERE was chaos at the Technical School of Leribe (TSL) yesterday when a group of male students stripped naked to protest against the principal’s decision to call their

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Business blasts vaccine mandates

MASERU – PRIME Minister Moeketsi Majoro says from November 1 only those fully vaccinated will be allowed to sit in restaurants and bars.So, an outing with friends or family will