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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

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‘We can still qualify’

MASERU – Lesotho national coach Moses Maliehe insists Likuena can still qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) despite crushing back-to-back defeats to Uganda. Thanks to the losses, 3-0

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Sharpening women MPs’ leadership skills

MASERU – LESOTHO will continue to struggle with high mortality rates among women if urgent action is not taken, according to the chairperson of a SADC parliamentary caucus. Chairperson of the

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Varsity to roll out journalism degree

MASERU – THE National University of Lesotho (NUL), with the help of the United States Embassy, is set to roll out a BA Degree in Journalism and Media Studies. The four-year

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Lawyer’s son gunned down

MASERU – TAU Khauoe, the son of a late prominent lawyer, knocked down a security agent and resisted to be handcuffed before he was gunned down on Saturday, sources have told

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A bed of waste

ROMA – It is the first bed of its kind in Lesotho, fully made of waste paper — a mix of cardboards and newspapers — no wood at all! But it

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MEC youth activist grilled

MASERU – ABIELE Moletsane, the secretary general of the Movement for Economic Change (MEC) youth league, was grilled by the police last Wednesday over the theft of M5 million. Moletsane told

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Staying true to his values

MASERU – MOST of his colleagues at Econet Telecom Lesotho (ETL) were not yet born when Maholela Mandoro was hired. The year was 1977 and Mandoro, a young boy, had just