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Work hard to regain people’s confidence, army told

MASERU – MILITARY officers should work hard to gain the confidence of the public, a top commander has said. Lesotho’s army is still battling with a goodwill crisis following decades of

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Dirty mouths

THE mouth is Lesotho’s biggest problem. We just cannot shut up as a country even when it’s clear that we are just waffling about things about which we know zilch.

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‘Cancer is no death sentence’

MASERU – AT one stage, 56-year-old ‘Maatang Nchaka was full of self-pity as she battled a disease that has ravaged the country. Today, she sees herself as a survivor and an

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Who polices the police and military?

MY heart aches. Tau Khauoe was murdered by the police and the army in an incident that further confirms that something is horribly wrong with our security forces. Time and

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Energy Ministry taken to task

MASERU – THE Ministry of Energy was yesterday taken to task by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over how it used a M99 million loan from the Badea Arab Bank. A

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Metsing to return home

MASERU – THE opposition says former deputy premier Mothetjoa Metsing who fled into exile in South Africa last year will return home before the national dialogue begins. Speaking at a media

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Why LAA boss resigned

MASERU – MAHASHE Chaka, the director general of the Lands Administration Authority (LAA), has resigned under a dark cloud that included a glut of scandals. His resignation came as the LAA

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Defending the oppressed

MASERU – LIEUTENANT General Tlali Kamoli, who is facing a plethora of charges ranging from murder to treason, has been languishing in remand at the Maseru Maximum Prison for the past

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Teachers threaten strike

MASERU – A teachers’ trade union says another strike is imminent after the government allegedly failed to address their longstanding grievances. Lesotho Association of Teachers (LAT)’s spokesman, Letsatsi Ntsibolane, said the

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Anger over reforms deal

MASERU – THE family of slain army commander Maaparankoe Mahao says the agreement between the government and the opposition is a blow to their quest for justice for their son. The