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Revellers snub firecrackers ban

By ’Mantoetse Maama MASERU — Lesotho police’s foiled mission to ban the use of firecrackers for New Year’s Eve celebrations calls for concensus between police and other government departments, says p...
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Lehohla to chair IEC

  Staff Reporters MASERU — Former Chief Justice Mahapela Lehohla has been appointed the new chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), the all-too-powerful body tasked with running ...
LIMPHO Seeiso, Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital
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Unclaimed bodies rot in morgues

  By Tsitsi Matope MASERU — Seventy-six unclaimed corpses are rotting at Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital, the Lesotho Funeral Services and Martins Funeral Parlour raising fears of health risks...
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Thabane reshuffles cabinet

By Billy Ntaote MASERU — The Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) has reshuffled its ministers in the coalition government. The reshuffle seems to have been necessitated by the dismissal of Energy, M...
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SA deports 51 Basotho

By ‘Mantoetse Maama MASERU — Fifty-one Basotho men and women who have been working in South Africa illegally  have been  deported back to Lesotho. Most of the deportees said they were caught on the S...
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Lesotho’s Marikana widows bare all

By Ntsebeng Motsoeli MASERU — A 25kg bag of maize meal, a 12.5kg of bread flour and groceries that include canned food, cooking oil and other household essentials are the gift from Lonmin Platimum Mi...
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NUL in dispute over internet services bill

By Keiso Mohloboli MASERU — The National University of Lesotho (NUL) owes Telekom SA, a South African telephone network company, an estimated M1 143 000 in arrears and for breaching the terms of a co...

Housebreaking suspects arrested

By ‘Mantoetse Maama MASERU — Two men aged 29 and 33 were arrested this week for their alleged involvement in several housebreaking incidents where property worth over M100 000 was stolen. According t...