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A miniature expo into the food industry

Own Correspondent ROMA TOO sweet, too salty, overcooked, undercooked… these are some of the remarks that kept fourth year National University of Lesotho (NUL) BSc Consumer Science and Nutrition students

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‘We’ve to tweak Constitution to give AG autonomy’

Staff Reporter MASERU CHAIRMAN of the parliament economic cluster, the Lebakeng MP Semano Sekatle, is concerned that the Auditor General’s salary might compromise her autonomy. Sekatle is also concerned that

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We’ve nothing to celebrate: Theko

Justice Maqelepo MASERU THE Principal Chief of Thaba-Bosiu, Khoabane Theko, says Lesotho has nothing to show for its 50 years of independence. Chief Theko was speaking in the Senate during

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Metsing queries exiled MP salaries

Staff Reporter MASERU DEPUTY Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing says the government is flouting the law by continuing to pay salaries to three opposition leaders who fled the country last year.

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Youths want Kamoli out

’Makhotso Rakotsoane MASERU THE All Basotho Convention (ABC) youth league yesterday appealed to the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and the United States government to exert pressure on

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DCEO investigates M40m fertilizer deal

Staff Reporter MASERU THE Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) has started investigation into how Hippo Transport got M40 million tender to supply fertilizer to Ministry of Agriculture. The

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Setipa, PS relations sour

Staff Reporter MASERU TRADE Minister Joshua’s Setipa’s decision to suspend the board of the Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC) has further sullied relations with his Principal Secretary Majakathata Mokoena. Mokoena

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More agony for detained soldiers

Staff Reporter MASERU SOLDIERS awaiting trial in the Maseru Maximum Security Prison for allegedly plotting mutiny will have to exercise more patience after their case was postponed to September 6.

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Litšiba unpacks why SMMEs collapse

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU SMALL Businesses Minister Thabiso Litšiba has blamed the lack of clear policies for the collapse of SMMEs. Litšiba told a press conference yesterday that lack of coordination

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Unpacking the story of Letšeng

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU THE Letšeng Diamonds chairperson Clifford Elphick says lack of skilled workers is a major impediment to diamond mining in Lesotho. Speaking at the launch of the Letšeng