LNOC forced into re-elections

Maseru – THE Lesotho National Olympic Committee (LNOC) has been forced into snap re-elections after its appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to prevent the balloting failed. The


Likatola thump Swaziland

Maseru – The Lesotho national rugby team is on the brink of promotion to Africa’s Bronze Class after thumping Swaziland 60-5 on Sunday in a South Region 1D cup clash


Linare, Sky Battalion docked points

Maseru – Econet Premier League clubs Linare and Sky Battalion have each been docked points because they registered late for the 2017/18 season. Linare have been stripped three points while


The lioness of Africa

MASERU – GROWING up in Mafeteng, a small dusty town 80km south of Maseru, Alicia Motšoane found business exciting. And so after school, she would buy second hand clothes from


What investors look for before funding a start-up

When you approach investors for funding you need to know exactly what they are looking for in your proposal. You therefore need to cover these issues in your discussion with


When marriage is made in ‘hell’

MASERU – It was a marriage made in hell. Mpho got married when she was only 15 years old. She fell victim to a “wicked rumour” that a local herdboy, who


Examining why people stutter

ROMA – Stuttering is a common speech disorder that we rarely talk about. Maky Bridget Letsie, a National University of Lesotho (NUL) graduate, says she has always been fascinated by why


Goodbye Talla, welcome Qoo

MUCKRAKER will terribly miss Motsamai Talla, the garrulous radio presenter who has now joined the diplomatic corps. Talla was a special breed of presenters who could conjure something outrageous and


Building bridges into the future

“Ole days are good . . . good ole days . . . ” from the perspective of the individual standing right here in the current moment, the so-called; the


How free and fair were the local elections?

Central to elections in any democratic country, whether local or national, is the conducive political environment for the conduct of such elections. Similarly, the governance of those elections is equally