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Wool farmers furious

MASERU-Basotho wool and mohair farmers are furious. This week a number of them started receiving what was said to be payment for their wool and mohair. The amounts range between

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Thabane blasts Mahao

MASERU-Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has lashed out at National University of Lesotho (NUL) Vice-Chancellor Professor Nqosa Mahao describing him as “a rag that is being blown by the wind”. The

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Teachers threaten to down tools again

MASERU-TEACHERS’ trade unions have threatened to down tools again if the government fails to urgently address their grievances. The teachers’ unions are the Lesotho Association of Teachers (LAT), Lesotho Teachers

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’Maesaiah says will not reprimand ministers

MASERU-FIRST Lady ’Maesaiah Thabane says she will no longer intervene in government issues after she received a barrage of criticism from the public. Her comments come after she publicly rebuked

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Family vows to take on Nthane

MASERU-THE family of a man who was allegedly killed by businessman Tšeliso Nthane last week says it is ready to fight for justice. Nthane allegedly shot his driver, Mohapi Mohapi,

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Judge’s appointment faces legal challenge

MASERU-AN attorney who is representing soldiers who are facing triple murder charges says he will challenge in the Constitutional Court the appointment of a Zimbabwean judge to hear the matter.

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Mines commissioner grilled

MASERU-COMMISSIONER of Mines, Pheello Tjatja, was not expecting an easy ride when he stood before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) this week. And indeed he got a rough ride. As

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PAC quizzes ex-police boss

MASERU-FORMER Commissioner of Police Kizito Mhlakaza was this week questioned by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) following allegations he had squandered over M500 000 from the police. The committee summoned

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Chaos at the border

MASERU-The Maseru Border was shut down last night as tensions escalated after the South African police allegedly shot and killed a Mosotho man who was allegedly helping some people to

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Ministers clash

……….Indian businessman, community in row over land……. MASERU-TWO ministers have clashed in a land dispute that is pitting the Hlotse community against a businessman of Indian descent. One minister is