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Mphofe brings jobs, tenders in the palm of your hand

Mphofe brings jobs, tenders in the palm of your hand

STAFF WRITER MASERU – An open platform that allows people to advertise jobs, scholarships and tender opportunities, mostly for free – Selibeng.com – in collaboration with the Youth Career Assistant Association and Codepool, on Wednesday launched a new mobile application ...

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KANANELO BOLOETSE MASERU – The new Thomas Thabane government’s pledge to resolve a litany of past atrocities committed by soldiers and pursue justice for the victims has opened old wounds for families of two military officers who died in army ...

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Scott details alleged torture by police

Scott details alleged torture by police

LEBOELA MOTOPI MASERU – Double ritual murder accused Lehlohonolo Scott claims police locked him in a metal drum and somewhat “boiled him” alive over an open fire. Scott said police shackled both his hands and legs before they bundled him ...

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Opposition vows to torpedo Thabane

Opposition vows to torpedo Thabane

… promises fire and brimstone as parly reopens KANANELO BOLOETSE MASERU – Opposition parties last night vowed to launch a titanic battle to torpedo the five-month old Thomas Thabane government through a no vote motion in parliament although political commentators ...

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Cops to resume search for bodies at Mohale

Cops to resume search for bodies at Mohale

LEBOELA MOTOPI MASERU – Police divers who are searching for the bodies of the three men allegedly dumped in the Mohale Dam by soldiers are expected to resume their hunt this week. The search, which began on October 3, had ...

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Stop bickering: Majoro urges LRA

Stop bickering: Majoro urges LRA

KANANELO BOLOETSE MASERU – Finance Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro has implored the new Lesotho Revenue Authority board unveiled yesterday to ensure that employees of the revenue service stop bickering and focus on the common goal of collecting revenue. Majoro said ...

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Will political, security unrest deepen in Lesotho?

Will political, security unrest deepen in Lesotho?

Political instability and the security crisis in Lesotho might well get worse because of volatility in the leadership ranks of important public institutions. In early September 2017, two high-ranking officers walked into the office of Lieutenant-General Khoantle Motšomotšo, the head of the Lesotho ...

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Is SADC at last flexing its muscles in Lesotho?

Is SADC at last flexing its muscles in Lesotho?

Will the Southern African Development Community (SADC) get it right in Lesotho this time? After over three years of quite intense diplomacy, the regional body has failed to end the chronic instability in a tiny country that ought to be ...

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A beacon of hope amid Lesotho’s eternal turmoil

A beacon of hope amid Lesotho’s eternal turmoil

Karabelo Maloi, 23, has lived through five coups, two parliamentary dissolutions and multiple assassination attempts on the life of successive heads of state. This mirrors the ignominy of Lesotho as one of the most volatile countries in the continent. “We ...

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Role of army in democracy under spotlight

Role of army in democracy under spotlight

MASERU – The role and place of the military in democratic societies has baffled political scholars and philosophers through the ages and continues to dominate discourse, especially in ailing democracies like Lesotho. This concern rises to the fore in countries ...

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