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Why Africa remains poor

Bokang Moeko “The global financial and economic crisis has revealed Africa’s vulnerability to a number of external economic shocks,” PwC Africa chief Hein Boegman said. A point in case is

News

‘There is no plan to oust Mosisili’

Staff Reporter MASERU THERE was chaos at the Cooperative College over the weekend when Democratic Congress (DC) youths exchanged blows in what is seen as a manifestation of the factionalism

Sports

thepost Team of the Season

Luciah Phahla Maseru With the 2015/16 Vodacom Premier League season done and dusted, here are the players, and coach, that impressed the most. Goalkeeper: Liteboho Mokhehle (Lioli) This is a

Africa

Zimbabwe’s #ThisFlag protest, and the man who started it

By Simon Allison Pastor Evan Mawarire started the most subversive protest movement in Zimbabwe’s recent history by accident. He was fed up with the state of his nation, and decided

World

Kenya: Pre-election violence turns fatal

Another brutal crackdown on protests in Kenya resulted in at least three fatalities on Monday. This has been coming for several weeks, ever since the opposition launched its weekly demonstrations

Business

Driven by dreams

The story of Maseru Toyota’s rise  Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU WHEN six Basotho men sat down to start a Toyota dealership in Maseru in the 1980s their prospects were dim. All

Africa

Chicken price hike will shock South Africans

Cape Town An import tariff on European Union bone-in chicken products, which could see prices rise by punitive amounts, will come as a big shock for many South Africans, the

News

156 teachers not paid since January

Rose Moremoholo MASERU A TOTAL of 156 new teachers have not been paid since schools opened in January. Education Minister Mahali Phamotse last Friday apologised to the teachers and pleaded

News

‘Qalo MP moans over lack of Electricity’

Rose Moremoholo BUTHA-BUTHE THE Qalo MP Leboea Mothuku is an unhappy man. His biggest gripe is the lack of development in his constituency with villagers not being connected to the

Business

Central Bank gives back to Qiloane council

Lemohang Rakotsoane THABA-BOSIU   THE Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL) last week handed over new offices to the Qiloane council in Thaba-Bosiu as a thank-you gesture for donating a piece