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The new Garden of Eden

ROMA – GARDENING is his love and passion. Setšabi Setšabi, is a Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at the National University of Lesotho (NUL). His thoughts and actions point to


Muckraker: Sensational mischief

LAST Thursday we woke up to what might be the most sensational newspaper headline this year. “King fumes over border harassment,” screamed the headline plonked brazenly on posters scattered across


Kudos to the radioman

Winnie is gone, and if one is to view the condolences flowing in on the live news spreads on the telly, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was indeed a great figure: she lives


Instabilities at NUL during BNP and military rule

Continued from last week The Amendment of the University Law in 1989 and Discursive Struggles and Instabilities Subsequent to the animosity between NULASA and the GOL generated by the Taylor


MKM: Sanity must now prevail

THE MKM saga could at last be heading towards finality after liquidators proposed a new deal that will see creditors being given shares in a new company. The MKM liquidators


Preparing the groundwork for reforms

In Moshoeshoe’s case, I would like to posit that he grew in perspective and in his larger humanity (botho) during the early and formative period of his life as a


Big kick to a filthy habit

‘Makhotso Rakotsoane THABA-BOSIU – After years of indulging in drugs and alcohol, Retšelisitsoe Mokhitli is finally a free man. At first, Mokhitli would find happiness only if he was puffing away


Mourners brutalised

MASERU – A woman lost her unborn baby after she became a victim of police brutality last week. Police officers repeatedly kicked a pregnant ’Maseqobela Mohale on the belly until she

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Jumping out of Agoa frying pan

MASERU – EARLY 2012 was a testing period for Madhav Dalvi. The future of CGM Group, a textile company he leads, looked bleak. Orders were drying up and margins had become


Villagers want better compensation package

MASERU – A civic association is lobbying MPs to support it in a fight to amend the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP)’s compensation policy. Survivors of Lesotho Dams (SOLD) told a