On 3 June, say “No” to those who believe in invisible things

In last week’s article, I gave reasons why I was of the view that the decision by the PM not to resign was ill-considered. I gave nine reasons to explain


Warning over new deadly drug

MASERU –  THE Blue Cross Society, which fights drug and alcohol abuse this week issued a chilling warning about a deadly drug it says could have found its way into


Varsity seizes its own moment

ROMA – BEATING seasoned African universities in a race to an esteemed prize is as difficult as nailing jelly to a tree. But that’s exactly what the National University of

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The year of fat cows

MASERU – AFTER struggling for food last year because of El Nino-induced drought, Lesotho is set for a bumper harvest. That’s according to the Ministry of Agriculture which says the


Burning millions as people starve

MASERU – It started as M240 million. Now a further M248 million is about to be used.  In two years Lesotho, one of the poorest countries in the world, has

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ETL boosts rural coverage

MASERU – ECONET Telecom Lesotho (ETL) launched the Maboloka Sehong-hong tower in Mokhotlong district on Tuesday which will boost its coverage in rural areas. The Maboloka base station will extend


Battle lines drawn

Maseru – The battle lines have been drawn between Bantu and Lioli as the juggernauts prepare to collide in a potential Vodacom Premier League decider on Sunday at Setsoto Stadium.


We’re the team to beat, says Bokamoso coach

Maseru – Bokamoso Basketball Club coach Fako Masupha says they are the team to beat heading into the National Basketball League (NBL) playoffs. It has been an impressive 2016/17 season


‘Vote rigging’ at LNOC elections

Maseru – The Lesotho National Olympic Committee elections have been thrown into disrepute with allegations of foul play and illegal voting. The elections were held on February 26 and saw


14 Basotho killed in SA

About 14 men, suspected to be Basotho nationals, were killed in Benoni, South Africa. Their bodies were discovered in an abandoned mine.  Some of the bodies were discovered on Saturday