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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


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


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


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


’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


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


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


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


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