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Senate to vote on Bill that will clip Thabane’s wings

MASERU-THE Senate is expected to vote today on a Bill that will significantly clip the Prime Minister’s powers when he loses a vote of no-confidence. If approved the Bill will

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Pregnant in troubled times

MASERU-AT eight and half months pregnant, Rethabile Kometsi is gravely worried.Due to the lockdown that came into effect two weeks ago, she may be unable to reach the hospital due

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Oust Thabane, says Chief Theko

MASERU-THE Principal Chief of Thaba-Bosiu, Chief Khoabane Theko, on Tuesday called for the immediate ouster of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane after he deployed soldiers last weekend. Chief Theko said the

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Police boss says tipped over arrest

MASERU-COMMISSIONER of Police Holomo Molibeli says intelligence agents had told him earlier that he was going to be arrested and his job given to his junior assistant. Commissioner Molibeli told

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Minister spends night in custody

MASERU-POLICE Minister Lehlohonolo Moramotse spent Monday night in detention as the police interrogated him for allegedly buying beer during the lockdown. Moramotse was only released to go to his home

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Minister Phori grilled

 MASERU-SMALL Businesses Minister Chalane Phori has been interrogated by the police over a battery of cases under investigation.Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Paseka Mokete confirmed that they questioned Phori but

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Thabane not going anywhere, says Phori

MASERU-PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane will step down when he wants as he is not bound by this week’s agreement with a South African envoy.That is according to Small Businesses Minister

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SA firm pulls out of Covid-19 test deal

MASERU-A SOUTH African company, which was in partnership with the Matekane Group of Companies (MGC) to provide Covid-19 tests, this week pulled out of the deal after disagreements over how

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Maseru decongests prisons

MASERU-THE Maseru Central Prison this week released 110 prisoners in a move it said was meant to decongest prisons in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Of the 110 prisoners,

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Payment ‘holiday’ for bank clients

MASERU-STANDARD Lesotho Bank has introduced payment holidays that will allow the bank’s customers to defer payments or pay part payments for the next three months. The bank said the new