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Mahlaha speaks out against gender-based violence

MASERU – Likhopo head coach Halemakale Mahlaha has made a plea to Basotho, especially men, to end violence against women and children and protect them instead.Mahlaha said that above being

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Swift deliveries

MASERU – WHILE some people his age were pounding the streets with their CVs in search of formal jobs, 26-year-old James Mahase was resigning from his to venture into the

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Thirsty villagers

MOHALE’S-HOEK – TO protect themselves from coronavirus, residents of Ha-Ramarumo and Liphiring, like other people across the world, are being encouraged to wash their hands regularly using running water.Yet, in

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An app to stop laptop thieves

ROMA – A laptop thief passes by a library gate.But before he gets out, he must have both “his” laptop and his student ID scanned.Now, the two don’t match…he is

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Family pleads for psychotherapy support

LEKOKOANENG – AS friends, neighbours, relatives and others surrounded Mokhethi Maapeha and his family to help them mourn the loss of five close relatives who died two weeks ago, the

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Dark cloud in Lekokoaneng

LEKOKOANENG – “IT is only God who knows why this had to happen to me,” lamented Mokhethi Maapeha, standing near five coffins of his family members last Saturday.In pain and

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Split loyalties

MASERU – IT has without doubt been one of the most gripping political soap operas ever witnessed in Lesotho.With its wicked twists and turns, Basotho and the rest of the

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Two toddlers burnt to death

MASERU – TWO toddlers were burnt to ashes when their shack in Ha-Lebenkele on the outskirts of Mafeteng district caught fire last Saturday.The girls were between the ages of two

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I will not be used

“It is incorrect to say I am refusing to authorise funds that will be used to combat Covid-19. The truth is that the Ministry of Finance allocated M40 million to

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Tributes pour in for judge

MASERU-Lebohang Aaron Molete, a judge and lover of fruits, animals, softball and reggae has died. He was 61.His family said he died on May 30. The family described him as