The Battle for Lesotho

Bantu, Lioli clash in heavyweight tie…………… MASERU – Local football fans will be treated to an Econet Premier League (EPL) spectacle on Sunday when Lesotho’s two football heavyweights, Bantu and Lioli,

News Tributes for veteran broadcaster

MASERU – A veteran of the airwaves and an authority on

Muckracker Muckraker :Madman on dagga

EVERY morning, for the past three years, Muckraker has been

News Thabane defends wife

MASERU – PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane last weekend told his

News Two senior correctional officers suspended

MASERU – TWO senior correctional officers have been suspended in connection




Bantu to face Mbabane Swallows

MASERU –Lesotho champions Bantu have been drawn against their Swaziland counterparts Mbabane Swallows in the 2018 CAF Champions League preliminary round. The draw was made yesterday and will see ‘A

LEC ‘preaches’ safety

MASERU – A CONTRACTOR hired by the Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) was pulling some cables to the other side of the road at a project in Hlotse last August. A truck




Likoti lashes at SADC standby force

MASERU – A Southern African Development Community (SADC) standby force deployed to stabilise Lesotho has become a source of consternation, with the opposition claiming the move is aimed at propping up

Insight DisGrace

Grace Mugabe, second wife of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, had

Africa On being the solution

Correcting where (what/when) others have gone/done wrong seems the darnedest

Africa Unpacking the historical roots of Lesotho’s political instability

“I regard conversion of Basuto into British subjects… as the



Comment We’re doomed if reforms stall

WE are deeply disturbed by the hardening of attitudes between

Comment Stop being petulant

ELSEWHERE in this issue, we carry a story about opposition

Comment Reforms must be inclusive

THE arrival of the first batch of SADC troops in

Comment Beef up security for judicial officers

THE break-in at the house of the acting Director of