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Housing tops Local Government priorities

MASERU – LOCAL Government Minister, Habofanoe Lehana, has laid out plans for his ministry, with housing and social amenities provision taking top priority. At a press conference on Tuesday, Lehana said

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Police to use candles in stations

MASERU – POLICE have resorted using candles in their stations because they cannot afford to buy electricity. Police spokesman, Superintendent Mpiti Mopeli, has confirmed that their coffers have run dry. However,

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Home Affairs official found dead

MASERU – A Home Affairs official was found dead at his home in Ha Seoli on Friday. Khahliso Soro, a ceremony coordinator, was due to appear at the Public Accounts Committee

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More grief for Hashatsi’s mother

MASERU – THE family of the late Colonel Tefo Hashatsi says it still does not know how their son died because they are unable to pay the pathologist who performed the

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The battle has just begun

MASERU – THE 1998 fires that left Maseru and Maputsoe in ruins were still smouldering when Matsepo Molise-Ramakoae received an unexpected call from her bosses. A senior civil servant for over

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Poor SACU revenues hobble economy

MASERU – SLUGGISH economic performance highlighted by declining Gross Domestic Product (GDP), unstable border revenues and gender inequality are threatening Lesotho’s regional competitiveness, according to latest figures released by the Bureau

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Victory for teachers

MASERU – TEACHERS and the government have struck a deal to avert a strike that had been planned to start today. The agreement, a three-page document with 11 decisions, was signed

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Chief Justice suspended

MASERU – CHIEF Justice Nthomeng Majara has been suspended with effect from today. She is however yet to receive her suspension letter as she is out of the country on official

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MP’s judgment set for today

MASERU – HIGH Court judge Justice Molefi Makara is today expected to deliver judgment in a case in which an MP, Likeleli Tampane, is challenging Parliament’s decision to discipline her. Tampane,

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No work, no pay for striking teachers

MASERU – No work, no pay. That is the blunt message Education Minister Ntoi Rapapa is now pushing as he seeks to break a four-week teachers’ strike. The teachers downed tools