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Army ‘disciplines’ rogue herdboys

MASERU – THE army last week “disciplined” some rogue herd boys who were grazing their livestock on reserved pastures in Mafeteng Thaba- Tšoeu Ha-Mafa. Witnesses said soldiers beat up the

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Instant porridge: the next big thing!

ROMA – PREPARING it is easy. You just add hot water and you eat. But that is not the big thing about this instant porridge. The big thing is that


Phori’s silly lotto

Muckraker has never doubted that Thuso Litjobo, the AD spokesperson, is just a blabbermouth whose only political strategy is to yell at political opponents. He has to shout because a


The toxic role of the media

There are bombs in Sri Lanka, there is a threat on Iran, there was a disaster in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Zambia, there is an imminent Tsunami on the Phillipines, and


The dangers of long term use of topical steroids

TROPICAL steroids are creams, ointments and lotions which contain steroid medications. These include Betamethasone, Hydrocortisone and are most commonly used in the treatment of skin conditions such as eczema to


This is not about politics

THE Law Society of Lesotho last week called for a boycott of all court proceedings in protest over an unprecedented decision by the government to suspend the April session of


Maseru: the rotten city

WHENEVER I am in Maseru, the capital city of Lesotho, many questions run through my mind. I often ask myself, what would happen if Chief Leabua Jonathan were to rise


A threat to the rule of law of law

On April 5, 2019, we welcomed and appreciated the judgement of the High Court of Lesotho in repealing and setting aside the wool and mohair regulations passed down the throats

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Uncertainty grips Lesotho’s farmers

……As new wool and mohair regulations bring despair…… BEREA – IT is a cold and cloudy morning; smoke fills the air and women chat loudly while stirring pots of meat

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IEC bosses sue government

MASERU – IEC commissioners are now suing the courts in a desperate bid to arm-twist the government to renew their contracts. The three commissioners have been clinging on to their