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11 illegal Basotho miners dead

MASERU – AT least 11 of the 21 illegal miners who were found dead and wrapped in white plastic bags just outside a disused mine in Orkney, North West province

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‘Witnesses are pushing a political agenda’

MASERU – A police officer charged with the murder of Constable Mokalekale Khetheng says prosecution witnesses connived to implicate him because they are pushing a political agenda.Inspector Mothibeli Mofolo told

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When waste is good!

MORIJA – Her mission is to recycle plastics and teach about the dangers of climate change.All she wants is to play her part in reversing damage to mankind’s only home

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Diplomat in trouble

MASERU – RETHABILE Mokaeane, Lesotho’s High Commissioner to the UK, is facing disciplinary action for refusing to pay school fees for a diplomat’s child in South Africa.Mokaeane told this to

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Covid bites snake park

Qacha’s Nek – LESOTHO’S only snake park is mired in financial hardships, as visitors dry up due to the Covid-19 pandemic that has shut out tourists.The snake park largely relies

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Low-cost stoves that beat winter

ROMA – Lesotho’s famously cold winter is upon us.There is no better way to beat it than use Tumelo Phenya’s stove.With it, you hit two birds with one stone.You cook

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DC youths attack cancellation of by-elections

MASERU – THE government’s decision to cancel by-elections on grounds that there are no funds is a threat to democracy, according to the Democratic Congress (DC) Youth League.The DC youth

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A world-class lab

ROMA – THE National University of Lesotho (NUL) just kick-started a world class multi-million laboratory.This lab has brand new equipment that can tell you about your make-up at the level

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Dr Lim Kok Wing mourned

MASERU – THE late Dr Lim Kok Wing, who died earlier this month in Malaysia, has been described as a great visionary who believed in Africa.Dr Lim Kok Wing died

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Missing teen re-appears at High Court

MASERU – Katiso Mosuoane, 19, who had gone missing while being detained by the army, stunned the High Court yesterday when he suddenly appeared at court.He was one of the