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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

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Police Minister to be charged

MASERU-POLICE Minister Lehlohonolo Moramotse will be charged on Monday for violating lockdown rules, the police have said.Moramotse was caught on video allegedly buying beer from a local shop despite the

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We are sorry, says army

MASERU-A Semphetenyane man suffered severe fractures on his two arms and a leg after he was brutally assaulted by soldiers last Friday.The incident, perhaps the worst recorded so far, vividly

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Donated Covid-19 test kits not compatible

MASERU-HEALTH Minister Nkaku Kabi says the Covid-19 rapid testing kits donated by Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation are not compatible with local equipment. “We found out that equipment that

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Armed robber says tortured in custody

MASERU-A Maseru magistrate remanded a bleeding robbery suspect in police custody despite his fervent protests that he would continue to be tortured while he is still in holding cells. A

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Rantšo insists she is still in charge

MASERU-Keketso Rantšo says she is still in charge of the troubled Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) despite a faction of her party insisting she had been booted out. The party

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It’s winning season for NUL

ROMA-IT is a winning season for the National University of Lesotho (NUL). This time it is a NUL Masters of Sustainable Energy student, Ntšebo Sephelane, who along with her team

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Widows who are bucking the trend

MASERU-WHEN transport industry mogul Thabiso Tšosane died in 2015 the smart money – to quote an over-used cliché – was on his business empire to quickly crumble while erstwhile rivals

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‘Saving’ the herd-boys

THABA-TSEKA-GIRLS are leaving a school in Thaba-Tseka district “in numbers” for fear of being raped by local herders of livestock, a health official in the area has claimed. The herd