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NUL alumni makes mark

ROMA – MPHUTLANE Mositi picks a live frog he has reared and cuts through it with a sharp scalpel blade to expose a beating heart. In the process, he teaches his


Poor Litjobo

OH Dear! That was Muckraker’s horrorstruck reaction when she heard Thuso Litjobo talk about the teachers’ strike. It is not yet known what spirit had possessed him to join a


Addressing the Missing Social Links First

The family is the basic unit of society, for it is within its confines that the individual is first given birth to, formed in terms of mental capacity, and given


Antibiotic resistance is the biggest threat to global health

WHAT are antibiotics? What is Antibiotic resistance? Antibiotics are medicines used to prevent and treat bacterial infections. Antibiotic resistance is the ability of bacteria or other microbes to resist the


The writing is on the wall

THOSE familiar with Biblical scriptures will easily relate to the famous yet very painful inscription, “mene, mene, tekel, parsin” (Daniel 5:25). The words were directed to Belshazzar, the son of


India-Pakistan: Maybe War, But Not a Water War

After the terrorist attack on Indian troops in Kashmir two weeks ago that killed 40 Indian soldiers, but before Tuesday’s retaliatory air strikes across the border into Pakistan by the


Thabane should act fast

THERE is no doubt that Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is an astute strategist who honed his skills in the most vicious political battles over more than a half a century.


IEC Commissioners should go

IF you want to see that this is no country for young people, then look no farther than the drama over the contracts of commissioners at the Independent Electoral Commission

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The stinking culture of mob justice

BEREA – VENGEFUL villagers burnt two suspected thieves to death last month for allegedly stealing cows from a local widow, as authorities scramble to end mob justice in a country

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When the bombshell hit Doti

MASERU – ’MATEBATSO Doti was busy working in the mountainous region and had just addressed elderly people in Thaba-Tseka on her plans for them when her secretary called. Doti could