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Makgothi rejects nepotism charge

MASERU – Foreign Affairs Minister Lesego Makgothi on Tuesday rejected charges that the government was dishing out jobs on the basis of nepotism. Makgothi was speaking in the wake of

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Scott says he was tortured

MASERU – Lehlohonolo Scott, who is facing two charges of murder, says he only confessed to killing one of the two Koalabata boys in 2012 after the police brutally tortured

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How Mokhosi got bail

MASERU – THE investigation into Constable Mokalekale Khetheng’s disappearance had stalled for more than a year. Answers had remained elusive despite consistent media coverage and legal pressure from his desperate

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Junior diplomat fights recall

MASERU – A policewoman who is working as a driver at the Lesotho High Commission in Pretoria has filed an urgent application in the High Court challenging a decision by

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Rights groups want court martial recalled

Maseru – THE Transformation Resource Centre (TRC) and the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) have called on Prime Minister Thomas Thabane to recall the court martial to formally

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Kamoli wants Thabane to testify

MASERU – FORMER army boss Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli will call Prime Minister Thomas Thabane to testify on his behalf in his bail application. Lieutenant General Kamoli, who is facing

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‘More power to the King’

MASERU – As the nation is still coming to terms with the death of three senior military officers in what represents yet another episode in Lesotho’s political upheaval, questions have

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When marriage is made in ‘hell’

MASERU – It was a marriage made in hell. Mpho got married when she was only 15 years old. She fell victim to a “wicked rumour” that a local herdboy, who

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Former PS charged with fraud

MASERU – FORMER Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Social Development, Selloane Qhobela, appeared before a Maseru magistrate on Monday charged with fraud. Qhobela, 53, is also charged with theft.

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Meeting with exiled leaders flops

MASERU – A MEETING that had been scheduled between the government and exiled opposition leaders in Pretoria, South Africa, flopped after the opposition claimed it had not been “officially invited”