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Empowering high school teachers

ROMA – He is guided by quite a simple philosophy — he loves high school teachers and their kids. Patrick Bukenya, a National University of Lesotho (NUL) based author of the


Dung in the head

LOOK no further than the sad story of Noma, a girl who claims to have been sexually assaulted by one Mokena, if you want to see how depraved we are


Our African heritage

THIS past week Africa marked Africa Day, a day in which all people of African descent gather and converge in some field of gold or green to worship or celebrate


Bringing the citizen back in

From last week From last week  Since the items cannot form a reliable composite scale, as they are weakly correlated, I estimate separate ordered logit regression models  with each of them


The nightmare on our roads

The ever increasing population density in Maseru and probably in other urban areas of Lesotho, coupled with the fast deteriorating roads and no improvements to our road networks have rendered


When the law is tyrannical

In 10 May 1995, when 104 miners died in a tragic accident at the Vaal Reefs Gold Mine in South Africa. Lesotho was hard hit by this accident as some

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Frozen out of inheritance

MASERU – Frozen out of inheritance because of their gender, many women in Lesotho watch helplessly as male relatives grab family property. Take 38-year-old Selloane Shale. To protect her own life,

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Cabinet to settle with Thetsane

MASERU – CABINET has agreed to pay the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Advocate Leaba Thetsane KC, (Pictured) his full package after he was sent on forced early retirement late last

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Smoking the peace pipe

MASERU- PARLIAMENT Portfolio Committee on Natural Resources is investigating the source of the frosty relations between communities and Kolo, Kao and Liqhobong mines. For the past three months communities have been

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Groups rally behind Chief Justice

MASERU – THREE legal associations from the Commonwealth have warned the government to tread carefully on Chief Justice Nthomeng Majara. The caution comes as the government is getting ready to start