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Church promises to ‘revive believers’

MASERU – In 1995, Simon Hlalele fell gravely ill. Doctors could not diagnose his illness while traditional healers said he had been bewitched. His illness was so severe that he

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Two MPs kicked out of Parliament

MASERU – TWO Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) MPs were yesterday kicked out of parliament for misconduct. ’Malerato Thamae and Lerato Mosenyehi were shown the door by the Sergeant-at-arms. The

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Nurses plead with ’Maesaia over pay

MASERU – FIRST Lady ’Maesaia Thabane has promised nurses working for Tšepong (Pty) Ltd that she will take up their grievances with the government, a move that could help end

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Muckraker: Let the MPs fight

MUCKRAKER, a rural girl to the core, has always liked real fights that are unregulated by rules and unrestrained by the pretentious dictates of decency. There is always something fascinating

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Knives out for Labour Court boss

MASERU – KNIVES are out for Labour Court President ‘Malebona Khabo after what appears to have been a nasty fallout with the Ministry of Labour and Employment. An investigation by

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‘We got a raw deal’

MASERU – Chaba Mokuku, 50, vividly remembers scores of Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) youths flocking to their residence in Maseru, Lesotho, seeking refuge after the 1976 Soweto Uprising. He was

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Botswana won’t send troops

MASERU – BOTSWANA is not contributing soldiers to a drastically reduced SADC standby force that will arrive in Lesotho on November 20. On Sunday Botswana’s Minister of International Affairs and

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Police quiz Mokaloba

MASERU – BRIGADIER General Ramanka Mokaloba, the commander of the army’s special operations unit, was interrogated by the police last Friday. Police spokesmen Inspector Mpiti Mopeli yesterday confirmed that Brigadier

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Kamoli speaks

MASERU – Former army boss Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli’s battle for bail is turning out to be a sneak peek into how he is likely to defend himself against the

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Chinese hand over fertilizers, seeds

BUTHA-BUTHE – THE Charg’e d’Affaires and Political Counsellor at the Chinese Embassy in Maseru, Song Changqing, says their goal is to deepen the level of friendship between Basotho and China.