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Plot to oust Thabane

MASERU – DARK clouds are hanging over Prime Minister Thomas Thabane as some All Basotho Convention (ABC) MPs plot his ouster. The plot is to topple Thabane through a no-confidence

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No end to teachers’ strike yet

MASERU – TEACHERS say they will only teach for a week in a month and embark on a strike for the remaining three weeks in a fresh bid to push

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Go well, giant lady!

Encomium – Madam Justice ’Maseshophe Hlajoane RIP FOR most of us, the moral campus of integrity and resilience is our mothers and I am no different. We however all have

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The ‘hot’ potato business

QUTHING –THE easier option for many Basotho these days is to simply pack their bags and head for South Africa. Many Basotho have gone to this most industrialised economy in

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Mourners beaten up

MASERU- A JOINT Mafeteng police and army team beat up some mourners on their way to a funeral service of a taxi operator following comments deemed disrespectful by the security agents.

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Budget a damp squib, say teachers

MASERU – THE fiery spokesman for the Lesotho Association of Teacher’s (LAT) Letsatsi Ntsiolane says the budget presented in Parliament by Finance Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro on Tuesday was a

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Opposition raps budget

MASERU – Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader, Mothetjoa Metsing, says the budget speech presented by Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro on Tuesday was set against a background of exclusionary politics.

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Paying for ‘sins’

MASERU – GET ready to pay more for your ‘sins’. In the next few weeks quenching your thirst with a glass of beer, wine or brandy will cost you more.

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When a gangster dies

MASERU – WHEN a soldier dies the funeral is a sombre and formal affair. Covered in a national flag, the coffin is lowered to the sound of a 21 gun

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Majoro’s sharp knife

MASERU – FINANCE Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro says the government’s books are not balancing. Dr Majoro told Parliament during his budget speech on Tuesday that there was an urgent need