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We’re starving, say private schools

MASERU-OWNERS of private schools in Lesotho, which are reeling under a biting Covid-19 lockdown, have threatened to protest against the government unless they are allowed to reopen.The spokesman for the

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Hospital support staff join strike

MASERU-OPERATIONS at the Queen ’Mamohato Memorial Hospital, also known as Tšepong, has ground to a halt after supporting staff joined the nurses’ strike which has been dragging on for the

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Manyeli’s suspected killers nabbed

MASERU-A SUSPECT in the killing of businessman, Tšeliso Manyeli, appeared in court yesterday before magistrate Nthabiseng Moopisa.Thakane Lerotholi, 46, who was Manyeli’s business partner, was remanded in custody while police

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New ambassadors for Lesotho

MASERU-DR Pontšo Sekatle and two others were yesterday sent to foreign missions.The other two who were appointed ambassadors are former journalist, Thabang Matjama, and Senate Masupha. Masupha rose to international

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‘Majoro must consult party’

THE All Basotho Convention (ABC) party is currently enmeshed in a bitter internal fight as hawks within the party position themselves to oust Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro. Those against Majoro

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RCL youths fume over Rantšo’s ouster

MASERU-THE Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) youth league is furious after party leader, Keketso Rantšo, was fired “like a dog” from her ministerial post last week.The youths are now demanding

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Mahao sues newspaper

MASERU-JUSTICE Minister Professor Nqosa Mahao is suing the Assistant Commissioner of Police Motlatsi Mapola and the Sunday Express newspaper for defamation. Mahao is claiming M3 million as compensatory damages for

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Nacosec to roll out mass testing

MASERU-THE National Covid-19 Secretariat (Nacosec) says it is rolling out mass-testing to target super-spreader events and hot spots.This was said by Nacosec’s chief of staff, Thabo Ntoi, during a virtual

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Dream turns into nightmare

MASERU-WHEN Lesotho won the right to host the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 games that were scheduled for December last year, many locals celebrated the prospect of seeing

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Bridges washed away

MASERU-IN Kotanyane, Leribe, a group of men had to strip naked and navigate treacherous waters to cross the raging Hlotse River. It was the only way they could transport dead