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A threat to basic individual freedoms

THE new Communications (Subscriber Identity Module and Device Registration) Regulations 2021 which were gazetted recently could represent the biggest threat to our individual freedoms.The regulations will give the government of

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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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Resolve factory workers’ strike

THE violent strike by factory workers around the country has left two people dead with scores others seriously injured.One person was run over by a truck during the protests while

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Heads must roll

ELSEWHERE in this issue, we carry a massive story of how the government of Lesotho bungled an M855 million deal that it signed with a German solar company, Frazer Solar.

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Burying heads in the sand

AT the time of writing this editorial comment, there was agitation and unrest in Lesotho’s textile factories.We have already seen skirmishes at the factories as workers push for better pay

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Majoro must salvage ABC

ELSEWHERE in this issue we carry a story of the massive defections that are rocking the All Basotho Convention (ABC) party.The defections are taking place countrywide and could leave the

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Release detainees to the police

ELSEWHERE in this issue, we carry a gripping story of 28 people who have been detained by the army after they allegedly terrorised villagers in Koalabata over the past two

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Lack of cohesion will hurt Basotho

AT the time of writing this editorial last night, it appeared as if the coalition government led by Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro would survive after all.This after a week of

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The end of the road for ABC

THE ABC finally imploded this week following a vicious power struggle that had played out behind the scenes over the last two years.We are not surprised that matters have finally

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Stop the rot in pension scheme

FINANCE Minister Thabo Sophonea last week painted a picture of a man who is under siege from corrupt elements running the Old Age Pension scheme.Some senior officials within the Ministry