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Covid-hit school shut down

MASERU – Khetsisa High School in Leribe was shut down two weeks ago after close to 100 students tested positive for Covid-19.There are fears that students from other schools in

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Naleli Funeral opens branch in Mafeteng

MASERU – NALELI Funeral Planners yesterday opened a new branch in Mafeteng district.The manager of the funeral parlour, Thabiso Madiba, said their goal is to ensure the safety of people

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Textile workers get 14% bump on wages

MASERU – IT’S sweet, hard-fought victory at last for Lesotho’s textile workers after they secured a 14 percent wage hike this week.The government bumped the minimum wage for the workers

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Likhopo stun LMPS

MASERU – Likhopo recorded a stunning 2-1 victory over Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) yesterday in a Vodacom Premier League tie to move to 12 points after 12 games.The victory

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Bantu faces defining week

MASERU -It is a big week for defending Vodacom Premier League champions Bantu as they take on fellow title hopefuls Matlama on Sunday at Setsoto Stadium in a clash that

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Senong names COSAFA squad

MASERU – Lesotho head coach Thabo Senong has named a new-look preliminary Likuena squad for the upcoming 2021 COSAFA Cup to be held in South Africa from July 7 to

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CAF slaps US$4k fine on Lesotho

MASERU – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined Lesotho US$4 000, roughly M55 000, for the lack of proper technical facilities at Setsoto Stadium, the Lesotho Football Association

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Commission needs buy-in of all

AS reported in the media last week, the government of Lesotho is mulling setting up a National Peace and Unity Commission to deal with serious cases of human rights violations.

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Should we laugh? – Part 1

A few years ago the late, great Pius Adesanmi, who wrote many scathing satirical sketches about his home country, observed: “Nigeria is a joke with an unending capacity for self-regeneration


Give that man a bottle!

In any other country Moramotse would be a disgraced former minister who violated Covid-19 restrictions because he couldn’t control his passion for alcohol. His political career would have been over