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Victory for textile workers

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU – WORKERS at ALC Factory, a textile company in Maputsoe, are back at work after their employer agreed to award them a 17.5 percent salary increase. The

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Road to a new beginning

Staff Reporter MASERU – THE new constitution to come out of the reform process will be put to a referendum during the last three months of 2018. According to the

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A new mouth-watering beer

Own Correspondent ROMA – HANDS up those who still remember the mighty Mzalas, the once notorious National University of Lesotho (NUL) student entertainment centre! The centre was shut down by

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The Chinese: loved, loathed in equal measure

Senate Sekotlo MASERU – “He na a ea re sotla Machaena ana, A ea re sotla Machaena, A ka lifemeng”, so runs the lyrics of a popular famo song by

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The case for aerated stoves in rural homes

Own Correspondent ROMA – DR Mosotho George, a chemist and senior lecturer at the National University of Lesotho (NUL), has made discoveries that revealed a need for better aerated stoves

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Unlocking Lesotho’s economic development

By Motlatsi Motaketsane and Phomolo Senoko What does it take to transform an economy?  Is entrepreneurship an answer? Is funding the real problem, or the problem is the skill?  Does

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Succession planning: the lessons for politicians

Poloko Khabele – THE business fraternity is awakening to the importance of well managed and structured succession planning. There seems to be growing realisation that succession planning is critical to

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Village workers’ harvest of thorns

Rose Moremoholo BUTHA-BUTHE – THEY are often touted as the backbone of Lesotho’s health system at the grassroots level. Village health workers, who provide basic healthcare in remote districts of

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when hunger drives a mother mad

’Makhotso Rakotsoane LERIBE – A murder case about to go to trial in the Leribe Magistrates’ Court is likely shock the country. And that is not because of the alleged

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LRA chase tender baron

Staff Reporter MASERU – CONTROVERSIAL businessman Bothata Mahlala is facing tax evasion charges that could undermine his claim to be running squeeky clean operations. Mahlala was on Monday hauled before