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China’s fight against poverty

The Africa-China relationship is often mentioned and regarded to be about 60 years old, but the reality is that the relationship could possibly be well over 500 years old; that

Sports

Mahlaha set to pen new deal

Maseru– Halemakale Mahlaha is set to pen a new deal to keep him as Lioli coach, the club has confirmed. The development ends weeks of uncertainty over Lioli’s head coaching

Sports

Motlojoa: Lesotho’s brightest tennis star

Maseru – Kukutla Motlojoa is one with the tennis racquet, his playing style both smooth and commanding. Perhaps this prowess shouldn’t be a surprise. At 19, Motlojoa has already been

Muckracker

Oh, Ramatsella!

Ramatšella, Ramatšella, Ramatšella! Where art thou? 60!  That’s how many people rewarded him for his garrulous ways? Phew! 60! It is a scandal of epic proportions that only 60 people

Business

It pays to bank with Standard Bank!

MASERU– IT pays to bank with Standard Lesotho Bank. Two local schools, Butha-Buthe High School and Maseru’s Seventh Day Adventist Primary, discovered this truth this week after they each walked

Insight

Philippines insurgency

A month ago, hardly anybody outside the Philippines had ever heard of Marawi. Now it’s the latest front in the war against Islamic State. More evidence, if you needed it,

Comment

Deliver on job promises

TWO weeks after Prime Minister Thomas Thabane was sworn-in, it is obvious that the dust from the June 3 snap election is beginning to settle. With the elections now over,

Insight

No room for silly mistakes

On June 3 Basotho made clear their desire for a clean break with the past and for the country to be led down a different path by new leaders. Basotho

Business

The business of dried fruits

MASERU – FOR four years ’Matanki Mohajane, 49, would pick fruits, dry them in the sun and package them for the market in Maseru. Although she thought the dried fruit

Local News

It’s time for revolution

MASERU – WHEN King Letsie III announced June 3 as the date for the snap election in late February some political parties were caught flat-footed. There was panic and pandemonium