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MP lashes IEC over boundaries

  Staff Reporter MASERU A Democratic Congress (DC) party MP has accused the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of manipulating electoral boundaries to give unfair advantage to some parties. Semano Sekatle,

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Debts hamper wasco progress

Rose Moremoholo MASERU THE Water and Sewerage Company (Wasco) says it is saddled by huge debts that have hampered its service delivery and operations. The debts are in the form

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The story of guns

MASERU “A gun in the eyes of a Mosotho, being the most valuable article he possesses, and the possession of which he considers it his duty to retain at any

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Central Bank Hikes interest rates

  MASERU THE Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL) this week increased its interest rate by 25 basis points from 6.75 percent to 7 percent, a move likely to force commercial

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‘We are producing too many teachers’

  Staff Reporter MASERU EDUCATION Minister Mahali Phamotse says Lesotho’s tertiary institutions are churning out too many teachers leaving most of them without jobs. Phamotse told Parliament last week that

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Task-force set up to deal with famo killings

  Justice Maqelepo TOURISM Minister Likeleli Tampane yesterday condemned the famo music gang killings in Parliament, barely a week after yet another man was killed in Ha-Matala in Maseru. The

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Power to the people!

Staff Reporter ENERGY Minister Selibe Mochoboroane says his ministry plans to connect 30 000 households, up from last year’s 19 700, to the electricity grid. Speaking in Parliament last week, Mochoboroane said

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‘This is the Devil we are looking for’

  MASERU “Satane eo re ntseng re e batla ke ena,” (This is the Devil we are looking for.) Those were the chilling threats barked by soldiers as they attacked

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LRA ‘owes’ Mosito

Staff Reporter Suspended Court of Appeal President Justice Kananelo Mosito does not owe a cent to the Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA). Instead he is likely entitles to a refund of