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Fight Against HIV/AIDS Brings Hope to Lesotho

By Sechaba Mokhethi – QACHA’S NEK– Mampiti Mohapi, a local chief of very remote Ha Nkoko village, travels ten kilometres every month to receive her antiretroviral therapy (ART) medication to

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Election is no magic bullet

AS indicated in our lead story this week, Lesotho’s opposition parties are calling for the setting up of a transitional authority to oversee reforms that will eventually pave way for

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The business of hair

Own Correspondent ROMA – ARE you an African woman who is about to give up on your hair? Take comfort as Hape Marite, a National University of Lesotho (NUL) BA

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Ramaphosa: The voice in his report

The opposition * Until Lt. Gen. Kamoli is removed from the command of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) they would not feel safe to return to Lesotho. This, they say,

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BNP takes on Speaker over rebels

Staff Reporter MASERU – THE Basotho National Party (BNP) has dragged the Speaker of Parliament to the High Court for “misinterpreting the National Assembly Electoral Act” in a dispute involving

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Bank launches cell phone banking service

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU – FIRST National Bank Lesotho on Tuesday launched a new service that will allow clients to access banking services through their cell phones. FNB Deputy CEO Mokhachane

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33.2% of children suffer from stunted growth

Rose Moremoholo MASERU – AT least 33.2 percent of all children under the age of five in Lesotho suffer from stunted growth, according to a World Bank report released last

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Strike a woman and you strike a rock!

Abel Chapatarongo TEYA-TEYANENG – WHEN Dr Khauhelo Deborah Raditapole learnt that she was to be shuffled to the Ministry of Trade from the Ministry of Natural Resources in 1996, she

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Mining to spark growth spurt

Rose Moremoholo BUTHA-BUTHE – TWO Lesotho diamond mines could spark a new phase of economic growth for Lesotho over the next four decades following expansion of the mining projects this

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Two face M1m fraud charge

Leisa Leisanyane MOHALE’S HOEK – TWO officials of the Ministry of Small Businesses appeared before the Mohale’s Hoek Magistrates’ Court yesterday facing 31 counts of fraud and theft. The prosecution