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Notorious ‘gangster’ beaten to death

MASERU-NOTORIOUS prisoner, Teboho Ramorobi, was serving eight years for a spate of house breakings.He was feared and loathed in equal measure. But in a bizarre turn of events, Ramorobi was

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MEC treasurer defects to LCD

MASERU-Movement for Economic Change (MEC) treasurer, Makhetha Thaele, has defected to the Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) party.Thaele, a famous businessman in Mafeteng, said he was irked by the party’s

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Tributes pour in for Cardinal Khoarai

MASERU-CARDINAL Sebastian Koto Khoarai, 91, the first Mosotho to attain the position, died last Saturday in Mazenod after serving the Catholic Church for 65 years.The church has not revealed the

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Judges berated

MASERU-THE Court of Appeal last week failed to hear a case in which Commissioner Holomo Molibeli was appealing against a ruling by a High Court judge because there was no

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Finally, a boom for Semonkong

SEMONKONG-COMMUNITIES around the ’Maletsunyane Falls in Semonkong have started reaping the benefits of staying close to a tourist attraction following the government’s decision to cede 10 percent of gate takings

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An agricultural revolution in Lesotho

ROMA-STEPHEN Monyamane and his team’s chicken business is already producing around 24 000 chickens a month.Now, that is a huge achievement by Lesotho’s standards but that is not all.Mon-Foods, as

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Powering a dream

THABA-PHATŠOA-ON the foot of the majestic Thaba-Phatšoa mountain in Mahobong, about 120km north of Maseru lies Thaba- Phats’oa LECSA Primary School.The school was built in 1885 by the Lesotho Evangelical

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Moseneke attacked

MASERU-PROFESSOR Nqosa Mahao says Justice Dikgang Moseneke’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) idea will plunge “Lesotho into lawlessness”.Mahao was speaking on behalf of families that suffered at the hands of the

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Building on a strong foundation

MASERU-ONCE in a while, Palo Kotelo packs his bags and takes a drive to Mohale’s Hoek, his rural home. There, he connects with his people and nature.It’s here that his

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Mapesela fired

MASERU-Agriculture and Food Security Minister Tefo Mapesela was fired last night.In a brief statement, the Prime Minister’s office said His Majesty King Letsie III had accepted the advice of Prime