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Fertilizer crisis angers farmers

MASERU – The government’s decision to block the distribution of fertilizers to traders while selling to block farmers first has infuriated farmers across the country.In a memo issued on Monday,

The thrill of infidelity

MASERU – A DONKEY at a pumpkin farm, usually takes a single bite from each pumpkin without any care that it will leave them to rot.Basotho men are being associated

Law Society backs Maqakachane

MASERU – A special conference called by the Law Society of Lesotho has thrown its weight behind its president, Advocate Tekane Maqakachane.The Council and some lawyers had demanded that Adv

Police crush students’ protest at Limkokwing

MASERU – THE police violently thwarted a student protest over allowances at Limkokwing University of Creative Technology on Tuesday.It is illegal to demonstrate in the streets under current Covid-19 rules.Students

Terene gang member shot dead

MASERU – A senior member of the Terene famo music gang, Tsekiso Makate, was gunned down at his house in South Africa on Sunday, a day after he returned from

Man kills mom’s lover

QACHA’S NEK – Overcome with rage and jealous, a man from Ha-Hlapalimane in Qacha’s Nek murdered his mother’s lover in cold blood after finding him having a good time at

Violent storm batters villagers

MOHALE’S HOEK – VILLAGERS are stranded in ’Malifatjana, Phamong, in Mohale’s Hoek after a strong windstorm blew away roofs, tore down walls and uprooted trees last week.At least eight families,

Toxic herbal mixtures

ROMA – SOME herbal mixtures already in the market today may be dangerous to our health, a new study published by scientists at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) has

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The notorious Basotho maids

MASERU – BONOLO Monakedi, popularly known by her TikTok username Mamaentle2, often attracts vile insults from social media users for her content disparaging Basotho domestic workers. But she is not

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Surrogate mothers

MASERU – FOUR years ago, ‘Makumane was approached by one of her cousins to become a surrogate mother for a foreign couple that was desperate for a baby.It began as