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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

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Thabane pleads with army

MASERU-PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane has pleaded with the army not to hurt the public as they enforce the country’s 21-day lockdown. Thabane named the lockdown “Operation Save Lives”. The Prime

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Home Affairs PS robbed of M10 600

MASERU-NEWLY elected Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) leader, ’Machabana Lemphane-Letsie, (Pictured) was last Saturday night robbed of M10 600 when armed robbers stormed into her house. The police said armed

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Police, army go berserk

MASERU-THE lockdown has revealed the ugly side of the police and the army. This week the security forces lived up to their notorious reputation of brutality by beating and ill-treating

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The pains of a lockdown

MASERU-HOME is always best, so they say. But what if you are forced to stay in your home for 21 days? What if you never have to leave the yard