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Majoro urges SMMEs to innovate

MASERU – PRIME Minister Moeketsi Majoro says Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) should innovate to be sustainable and continue to create jobs.Speaking at the 16th Public-Private Consultative Forum last

A harvest of thorns

MASERU – ONE day in the mid-1970s Utloang Sello felt his life was in danger. He decided to flee to Botswana, fearing torture by the Basotho National Party (BNP) government

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Kamoli’s lawyers fume

MASERU-THE lawyers representing former army commander Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli and his co-accused have lashed out at the Transformation Resource Centre (TRC). This after the TRC alleged that there were

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Officials solicit bribe from minister in sting operation

MASERU-Government officials allegedly demanded a bribe from Minister of Transport, Tšoeu Mokeretla, when he secretly visited the Department of Traffic in Hlotse last week. Mokeretla was pretending to be an

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Student admissions scandal rocks university

MASERU-MANAGEMENT at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) is expected to hold a crisis meeting today following damaging allegations that it was recruiting students based on political affiliation. The university’s

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’Mahlompho: gone too soon

MASERU-NOVEMBER 6, 2012 Rethabile Mofolo, glowing and stunning, walks down the aisle of St Cecilia Roman Catholic Mission in Ha-Mabekenyane. Waiting for her at the pulpit is Qamo Matela, her

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17 children sick after deadly jab

MASERU-SEVENTEEN children were last week treated at Quthing Hospital after they injected themselves with used hypodermic syringes.This was confirmed by the village chief of Tele, Ha-Lekhooa, Chief Ntholeng Lichaba. Chief

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MPs M5k allowance suspended

MASERU-THE government has bowed to pressure and suspended a controversial M5 000 allowance paid to MPs while an independent commission investigates the matter. Prime Minister’s Ministries Portfolio Committee chairman, Lehloka

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The ‘hit and run’ relationships

MASERU-THE police officers would impregnate women, dump them and then refuse to take responsibility.With no spousal support, life quickly unravels for the women. It’s hell for them. Now the women

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Mine has gone rogue, say villagers

MASERU-BOOOOOOOM!That’s another thundering blast from the Tikoe River Stone Mine which has become a menace to the Matebeleng Ha-Thetso community.It’s a sound that the villagers hear from the quarry mine