Varsity in serious cash squeeze

MASERU -THE National University of Lesotho (NUL) Senate says the institution is facing a serious financial squeeze that could force it to shut its doors until the government injects more


How to love Mapesela

MUCKRAKER likes Minister Tefo Mapesela because he doesn’t pretend to be in charge of his mouth. Mapesela will say the first thing that comes to his mind. The beauty about


Shake up gun control policy

Could be that when anything is left to its own devices, it soon gets out of control and becomes a law unto itself. At this point, it is so out


How to prevent prostate cancer

As promised last week, this week we will look at ways to reduce the risk of prostate cancer. Below are natural ways of reducing the risk:  Choose a healthy diet


When some animals are more equal than others

One of the most interesting books that I have read is an allegorical novel written by George Orwell called Animal Farm. Orwell’s book was a warning that the ideology that


A very uncouth public spat

THE public fallout between Defence Minister Tefo Mapesela and senior members of security agencies has yet again raised serious questions about the political direction Lesotho is taking. At a time


The mighty ABC has hit an iceberg!

THERE is a movie called Titanic that is based on a true life-story of a disaster that happened in 1912. The Titanic was a ship that the designers said was


Delivering at home

BUTHA-BUTHE -THE Linakeng Health Centre has stopped delivering babies due to a serious shortage of electricity, thepost heard last week. The last operations were carried out in June 2017 a


Clinic runs out of BP, diabetes meds

BUTHA-BUTHE -A clinic in Butha-Buthe district has been out of hypertension and sugar diabetes medicines for the past five months. Linakeng Health Centre, in the rural parts of Butha-Buthe, serves


Thabane on charm offensive in Qacha’s Nek

MASERU -PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane went on a charm offensive last weekend when he promised to build new roads for the people of Lebakeng in Qacha’s Nek. Lebakeng is one