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Tempers flare at reforms indaba

MASERU – TEMPERS flared at the National Reforms Authority (NRA) indaba yesterday with some families of victims of gross human rights violations being heckled.The heckling were from the floor.The families

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Kamoli wants prosecutor out

MASERU – LIEUTENANT General Tlali Kamoli’s lawyers have accused the prosecution of cooking up evidence to get him convicted.Lt Gen Kamoli and eight other soldiers, on trial for the murder

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SA riots spark shortages in Lesotho

MASERU – LESOTHO is already starting to feel the economic impact of the riots and looting in South Africa.The riots that started last weekend, following former President Jacob Zuma’s jailing,

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The thrill of cheating

MASERU – “MEN are like dogs and as women we have to accept this.”These are the words of ’Mamolemo (not her real name). Despite her husband, a taxi operator, being

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Lesotho sends soldiers to Mozambique

MASERU – LESOTHO will send soldiers to Mozambique as part of the SADC force to fight the Islamic State insurgents terrorising the country’s northern region.Defence Minister Halebonoe Setšabi yesterday said

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The struggle continues!

MASERU – ONCE beaten twice shy.This adage is ringing true for it aptly captures the Lesotho Workers Party (LWP) leader Rose Lenea’s mood, as political parties begin the wheeling and

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Netcare says begins scaling down operations

MASERU – NETCARE says it has started scaling down its operations at the Queen ’Mamohato Memorial Hospital and four filter clinics after the government refused to settle arrears before the

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Three die of Covid

MAPUTSOE – THE Covid-19 pandemic is slowly gathering momentum in Lesotho with 407 positive cases being recorded in a single day this week.The National Covid-19 Secretariat (Nacosec) said three people

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Pushing the democratic agenda

MASERU – GROWING up in a home of people who strived for peace, freedom and democracy, Advocate Mafiroane Motanyane knew he had only one path to take: the legal profession.“I

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State witness backs Kamoli

MASERU – THE murder trial of Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli got off to a bizarre start when a state witness told the court that the former army commander did not