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Lesotho Times 14h
faces a ‘fiscal and unemployment crisis’ and the government must implement painful decisions including reducing its own expenditure on salaries and use the savings to stimulate economic activity and growth, Finance Minister Majoro has said.
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Lesotho Times 14h
BEER drinkers are among those who will have to dig deeper into their pockets after the government resolved to increase taxes on alcohol by a whopping 15 percent. The public should also brace for increases in the taxes on fuel, tobacco and telecoms.
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Lesotho Times 14h
THERE will be a five percent salary cut for ministers, a reduction in their costly foreign trips as well as the abolition of the M500 000 interest-free loans for legislators under a raft of austerity measures announced by Finance Minister Majoro.
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Lesotho Times 14h
THERE was no joy for the country’s restive civil servants after Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro decided against awarding civil servants salary increments in the upcoming 2019/2020 financial year.
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Lesotho Times 14h
FINANCE Minister Moeketsi Majoro proposed several measures to rein on government spending and ensure greater fiscal discipline.
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Lesotho Times 15h
The National University of Vice-Chancellor says he and former Law, Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights minister, Lebohang Hlaele will not step down from their posts of deputy leader and secretary general of the respectively.
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Lesotho Times 15h
THE leader of the opposition in parliament, Mathibeli Mokhothu, has accused the Thomas led government of taking advantage of its numbers in parliament to pass laws that oppress the nation.
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Lesotho Times 15h
TEACHERS’ unions have vowed to challenge the Education (Amendment) Bill of 2019 which was tabled last week in parliament, saying that it is meant to repress teachers rather than solve their grievances.
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Lesotho Times 15h
WOMEN remain under-represented in the Mounted Police Service (LMPS) with just a few of them being appointed to senior ranks, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Bohang Lintle Phasumane, has said.
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Lesotho Times 15h
MORE than 491 000 people or one quarter of the country’s two million population will require food aid due to the -Niño induced drought which has hit the country hard during the 2019/2020 farming season.
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Lesotho Times 15h
FORMER Democratic Congress leader Pakalitha has pleaded with members of his party in the Lebakeng constituency in Qacha’s Nek to teach their defected legislator Semano Sekatle a lesson by not voting for him in the next election.
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Lesotho Times 15h
THE Ministry of Education and Training, through the School Supply Unit (SSU) is currently distributing educational materials for Grade 8 learners throughout the country.
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Lesotho Times Mar 15
Justice ‘Maseshophe Hlajoane who died on 2 March 2019 after a long illness “was a fearless fighter for the rule of law and judicial independence” and even refused to be cowed or intimidated by the then commander of the LDF, Lt Gen Tlali Kamoli.
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Lesotho Times Mar 15
THE Defence Force says it will maintain troops at its temporary base that it established during the festive season in Ribaneng, until it is satisfied that the area is crime-free.
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Lesotho Times Mar 15
FORMER Postal Services assistant accountant, Matsoha Motsoasele, was on Thursday released on a M2 500 bail by the Magistrate Court for allegedly defrauding his former employers of M131 000 in salary advances of ghost workers.
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Lesotho Times Mar 15
TEACHERS’ unions have welcomed the High Court ruling which paves the way for the reinstatement of the chairperson of the Lesotho Teacher’s Association, Letsatsi Ntsibolane, saying it clears the way for meaningful negotiations aimed at ending their strike.
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Lesotho Times Mar 15
THE Ministry of Health has embarked on a national prevalence survey whose outcome will allow it to draw new strategic plans to fight the disease in the country.
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Lesotho Times Mar 15
LOCAL transport company recently launched an application-based taxi facility which is in the same mode as .
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Lesotho Times Mar 13
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