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By thabo On 14 Apr, 2014 At 08:37 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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. . . As electricity charges go up by between 11.8 % and 12.4 % from May 1   Limpho Sello Maseru Electricity charges will go up by between 11.8 percent and 12.4 percent from May 1, dealing yet another body blow to already stressed consumers. The Lesotho Electricity and Water Authority (LEWA) chairperson, Francina […]

By thabo On 14 Apr, 2014 At 07:18 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
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Keiso Mohloboli and Billy Ntaote Berea The mere mention of his name draws stares of both fear and disbelief, with residents of this sprawling village of Koalabata still unconvinced their erstwhile son, Lehlohonolo Scott, has finally been arrested after almost two years on the run. Scott and his mother, Malehlohonolo, were arrested on July 12 […]

By thabo On 14 Apr, 2014 At 07:56 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 2 Comments
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Party embarks on rebuilding exercise in preparation for the general election  Boitumelo Koloi Maseru The Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) deputy secretary general Tšeliso Mokhosi has said the party has embarked on a massive rebuilding exercise following the heavy blow it suffered when some of its members defected in 2012 to form theDemocratic Congress (DC). […]

By thabo On 14 Apr, 2014 At 07:18 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
Senior Superintendent Mofokeng Kolo

Tsitsi Matope Maseru The police are urging public transport drivers to be alert following two recent carjacking incidents, which happened in Maseru. In both incidents, the drivers were lured to Ha-Foso and subsequently forced to take the criminals to Mohokare River at gunpoint. According to the District Commissioner for Maseru Urban, Senior Superintendent Mofokeng Kolo, […]

By thabo On 7 Apr, 2014 At 06:46 PM | Categorized As Local, News, Sunday Special | With 0 Comments
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Tefo Tefo Maseru Court of Appeal President Justice Michael Ramodibedi has lost his bid to halt impeachment proceedings against him instituted by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane last year. The Appeal Court on Friday dismissed Ramodibedi’s challenge of the Constitutional Court’s decision to turn down his application seeking to block investigations into his conduct. On July […]

By thabo On 7 Apr, 2014 At 02:08 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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Tsitsi Matope Maseru The Lesotho Defence Force Health Centre located near Lower Thetsane has been without running water for the past four months, creating a potentially hazardous environment for both patients and staff. When a Sunday Express crew visited the clinic yesterday morning following an anonymous tip-off, the stench inside the facility, which is not […]

By thabo On 7 Apr, 2014 At 02:54 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 2 Comments
citizens

Boitumelo Koloi Maseru The close to 100 foreigners who took oath of allegiance and became Lesotho citizens on Thursday were encouraged to abide by the country’s legal and social requirements in order to become bona fide citizens. Joang Molapo, the Minister of Home Affairs, told the new citizens that in order to be accepted as […]

By thabo On 7 Apr, 2014 At 02:47 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
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Limpho Sello Maseru A Sekamaneng businesswoman and her daughter were on Thursday night held hostage in their home by three armed robbers. The incident, which has since been confirmed by the police, took place in the family’s residence located near the Sekamaneng Shopping Complex. Superintendent Phahla Letsosa of the Mabote Police Station yesterday said the […]

By thabo On 7 Apr, 2014 At 01:51 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
maputsoe

  The heartrending tale of the hordes of unemployed women in Maputsoe queuing for a job call-up that never comes Mohau Serabele Maputsoe They sit in small groups dotted across the vast open space just outside the gates of one of the big umbrella-making factories in Maputsoe. The groups are mostly comprised of women, yet […]

By thabo On 7 Apr, 2014 At 01:46 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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Boitumelo Koloi Berea Every Mosotho is entitled to the full enjoyment of services offered by government regardless of his or her whereabouts and circumstances, deputy Home Affairs minister ‘Malebitso Ralebitso has said. Addressing over 100 prisoners at the Berea Correctional Service Institute who were being presented with birth certificates on Friday last week, Ralebitso said […]