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Muckraker: Bedroom coup

BY the time you read this Robert Gabriel Mugabe, Africa’s last-standing wrong man who ruled Zimbabwe as if it was his chicken run, would probably have fallen. We should not

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How taboo kills the transfer of information

Even as I stare at the thick mists covering the mountains just above the wine-lands to the east of the city of Cape Town, I know that there are mountains

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The Middle East: Not Enough Wars Yet

“When all the Arabs and the Israelis agree on one thing, people should pay attention. We should stop this Iranian takeover,” said Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu last month. So

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Political parties and instability in Lesotho

Continued Election-related conflict has not completely gone away but has continued in a different form. It is no longer about the exclusion of one party by another, as was the

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Mugabe: goodbye, thank you!

ZIMBABWE’S President Robert Mugabe was last night still under “house arrest” after the army dramatically moved to strip him of his power on Tuesday night. Mugabe’s bloodless ouster, after 37

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The idea of the UIF is ‘okay’ but not well timed

Hearing Honourable Sam Rapapa (undoubtedly one of our more progressive MPs), introduce in parliament the idea of an Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) in Lesotho, excited me.  This proved to me

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Unpacking the great debate on matekoane

NB. l The names matekoane or cannabis will be used interchangeably to depict the plant which forms the subject matter of our discussion. l PS, refers to the Ministry of

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She fought a good fight

MASERU – RARELY has the illness and suffering of one person touched the collective psyche of a whole country. ’Maseabata Khaile, 21, who died two weeks ago after a long

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Ramoepana says was tortured

MASERU – A soldier who is accused of killing Lesotho army commander, Lt Gen Khoantle Motšomotšo, last September says he was severely beaten in custody resulting in him suffering from

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30 fall in love with Chinese language

MASERU – IT is a language that is spoken by over a billion people, a fifth of the world’s total population. Learning how to speak Mandarin Chinese will help one