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Ready-to-cook vegetables

ROMA – ’MATUMANE Matela, a National University of Lesotho (NUL)-trained nutritionist, is an example of how a nutritionist should think and act.Matela makes and sells ready-to-cook vegetables out of produce

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A new, co-operative chain store

ROMA – ’MAKUENA Lesiea is spearheading the creation of a cooperative chain store that will sell Lesotho products only.The store is being developed under the National University of Lesotho (NUL)

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NUL gets new VC

ROMA – THE National University of Lesotho (NUL) has appointed Professor Isaac Olusola Fajana as the new Vice-Chancellor.He replaces Professor Nqosa Mahao who resigned three years ago.Professor Fajana, who assumed

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Moshoeshoe’s research paper wins award

ROMA – DR Ramaele Moshoeshoe from the National University of Lesotho (NUL)’s Economics Department has just won the Econometric Society Africa Region’s Young Economist Best Paper Award.Dr Moshoeshoe beat competitors

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Sri Lankan national ‘vanishes’ at airport

MASERU – A Sri Lankan disappeared at the Moshoeshoe I International Airport last week as the police stepped up their crackdown on cases of human trafficking.Two other Pakistanis were also

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Foreign post for Thakalekoala

MASERU – Thabo Thakalekoala, who was the spokesman of former Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, has landed a plum post at the Johannesburg Consulate.Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Colonel Tanki Mothae confirmed

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Commissioners fired

MASERU – A radio station owner, Mohau Kobile, who resisted pressure to dismiss his presenter has paid the price after he was fired by the government.Kobile was working as a

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Crispy home-made potato chips

ROMA -’MATOKELO Nthejane and her team at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) Innovation Hub are happy to introduce some crispy, crunchy, mouth-watering, home-made potato chips.Yes, Lesotho’s own Masimba!Not too

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Till divorce do us part

MASERU – MADLY in love, many young Basotho are saving for what they hope will be their biggest moment in life: their wedding day.Dreaming of a happy ever after life,

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The return of the heroes

QACHA’S NEK – “THEY love us more than their lives.”This is how the appreciative Mosaqane people talk about two young soldiers who were arrested in South Africa as they tried