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Mokhothu attacks politicians ‘capture’ army, cops

BONGIWE ZIHLANGU

MASERU – An opposition leader has taken a dig at top politicians who use captured security forces to settle scores, saying this deepens polarisation and instability that is now choking national development.

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Judge bemoans sluggish court processes

RELEBOHILE TSOAMOTSE

MASERU -The trial of 10 soldiers accused of strangling three people erroneously detained for the murder of a soldier at Maseru Border Gate turned on its head this week when a judge ordered the Crown to indict the accused to avoid further delays.

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Let’s eat what we kill: Majoro warns on deficit

LAWRENCE KEKETSO

MASERU – Lesotho’s continued unbridled spending during lean years could breed adverse consequences likely to plunge the economy into deeper problems, Finance Minister, Dr Moeketsi Majoro has warned.

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Risk averse local banks skirt mining sector

NEO SENOKO

MASERU – Commercial banks in the country are often reluctant to invest in the local mining industry due to the high risk involved in the sector.

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Ambitious Metsing eyes Lesotho premiership on his homecoming

Staff Reporter

MASERU – Former Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing is still pursuing his life-long dream of becoming Prime Minister. Analysts expect him to ratchet up his plans to unseat Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s coalition administration, a feat he can achieve “if it (government) does not keep its eye on the ball”.

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Upbeat Metsing lauds political deal

BONGIWE ZIHLANGU

MASERU - Self-exiled opposition Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader Mothetjoa Metsing has applauded last week’s Sadc brokered “compromise” deal paving the way for his unconditional return home, describing it as “a milestone” in the country’s tumultuous political history.