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Nthane Brothers, Sinohydro win tender

MASERU – THE Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded Nthane Brothers and Sinohydro SA Joint Venture the first construction contract for the Polihali North-East Access Road (PNEAR). This was said

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Ntsekele says might quit

Nkheli Liphoto – MASERU – THE Secretary General of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) party, Samonyane Ntsekele, says he could resign before the end of his tenure due to fights rocking the

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Missing the boat

PORT ELIZABETH – AS the battle over the sale of wool and mohair drags on Basotho farmers are missing out on record prices their products could be fetching on the auction

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We’ll use pliers on stock-thieves’

MASERU – Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has threatened to pinch stock-thieves with “pliers” to end the scourge. Thabane was addressing his All Basotho Convention (ABC) supporters at a party rally at

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MP attacks ‘Chinafication’ of Lesotho

MASERU – FIREBRAND leader of the Movement for Economic Change (MEC), Selibe Mochoboroane, wants China’s role in Lesotho clipped. Mochoboroane’s comments could indicate a discomfort among politicians with China’s growing role

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Fertilizer deal lands Hippo boss in trouble

MASERU – THE managing director of Hippo Transport, Isaac Monokoane, has been charged with fraud and corruption over a M49 million fertilizer tender controversially awarded to his company three years ago.

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In pursuit of justice

MASERU – AT around 3.45pm on June 25, 2015, a driver to Professor Nqosa Mahao received a startling call from Maseru. It was from the professor’s wife. She had frantically tried

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Army probes missing guns

MASERU – THE Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) has set up a board of inquiry to investigate the disappearance of four Galil rifles from the Mafeteng Military Base in August this year.

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Kamoli rejects foreign judges

MASERU – FORMER Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli, says he does not want foreign judges to preside over his case. Lt Gen Kamoli, who is facing 14

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Sinking in waste

MASERU – AN estimated 157 552 tonnes of waste is generated in Maseru every year with the biggest culprits being commercial institutions at 40 percent, followed by residential waste at 34