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Litjobo sues Ramatšella for M6 million

MASERU – THE spokesman for the Alliance of Democrats (AD), Thuso Litjobo, is suing Bokang Ramatšella, the Lesotho People’s Congress (LPC) secretary general, for M6 million for defamation. Litjobo is claiming

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Open up your books, Phori tell factory owners

MASERU – SMALL Businesses Minister Chalane Phori says the government is not hostile to renegotiating the M2 000 minimum wage but wants the textile companies to be honest about their financial

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Textile workers go berserk

MASERU – SEVERAL buildings and cars were damaged after an unruly mob of textile employees went berserk in Maseru yesterday. The textile workers vented their anger after they heard that their

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The gloves are off

MASERU – THE government’s decision to push the factory workers’ minimum wage to M2 000 a month was against advice and warnings that it will trigger a catastrophe in the sector.

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I’ll fight back, says Maliehe

MASERU – FIRED Tourism Minister, Motlohi Maliehe, says he is ready to fight back. Maliehe said his fight will be against what he calls “overwhelming corruption within the All Basotho Convention

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Stone Shi evicted

MASERU – A Chinese-Australian who is embroiled in wool and mohair wars in Lesotho has been evicted from the Thaba-Bosiu Wool and Mohair Centre. Stone Shi, CEO of the Maseru Dawning

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Paralysis in courts as ‘go slow’ bites

MASERU- THE police say they could be forced to set crime suspects free following what they say is a “go slow” by magistrates. Police spokesman Superintendent Mpiti Mopeli told a press

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Court wants judge’s appointment documents

MASERU- THE Constitutional Court has ordered the government to produce all documents related to the appointment of a South African judge to be president of the Court of Appeal. The decision

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Keeping an eye on initiation schools

THABA-BOSIU– A LAW meant to protect the secrets of initiation schools as well as curtail hooliganism associated with the practice is on the cards. Leaders of initiation schools at an

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School of hard knocks

MASERU – For many Basotho women, journeys to South Africa are taking an ugly turn as dreams of a brighter future are replaced with the reality of jail. Mojabeng Mosebo is