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Rantšo barred from party’s elective conference

MASERU – THE Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) says it has barred its embattled leader, Keketso Rantšo, from contesting for any leadership position within the party. The party’s deputy secretary

Mojapela quizzed over Lipolelo killing

MASERU – THE police on Tuesday quizzed Socialist Revolutionary (SR) leader, Teboho Mojapela, over the killing of Lipolelo Thabane in June 2017. The interviewing of Mojapela comes after the police

Judge moans over dwindling budget

MASERU – Acting Chief Justice (ACJ) ’Maseforo Mahase on Monday bemoaned the dwindling budget allocated to the judiciary every year. Justice Mahase made these remarks during the official opening of

Ministry says ‘ready’ for Coronavirus

MASERU – The Ministry of Health’s Director General, Dr ’Nyane Letsie says Lesotho has put in place mechanisms to screen all travellers who are coming into the country to stop

Outrage over ’Maesaiah bail

MASERU – THE opposition says it is outraged by the Acting Chief Justice ’Maseforo Mahase’s decision to grant First Lady ’Maesaiah Thabane bail “despite being a flight risk”. Several opposition

Police to go after those who helped ‘Maesaiah flee

MASERU – DEPUTY Commissioner of Police (DCP) Paseka Mokete says the police are now investigating some people who might have assisted First Lady ‘Maesaiah Thabane to escape on January 10.

M7m for judge to walk away

MASERU – JUSTICE Nthomeng Majara has become an instant millionaire after the government paid her a staggering M7 million to resign as Chief Justice, thepost can reveal. Justice Majara resigned

’Maesaiah granted bail

MASERU – FIRST Lady ’Maesaiah Thabane was last night granted bail under what some lawyers have described as controversial circumstances. A few hours earlier a forlorn-looking ’Maesaiah Thabane had appeared

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Phamotse charged over book tender

MASERU – SPORTS Minister Dr Mahali Phamotse appeared before Chief Magistrate ’Matankiso Nthunya on Tuesday charged with corruption. Her charges stemmed from 2015 when she was the Minister of Education and

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Come get me, please!

MASERU – “WHY not? I am a politician.” That was ‘Matebatso Doti’s playful but dead serious response when asked if she was interested in replacing Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. “That is