Fried with love

…‘Street restaurant’ in midst of Maseru thrives.. MASERU – WHEN his father trekked to South Africa never to return home, the future for Lefanyane Maputsoe seemed bleak. He soon dropped out of

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The cost of keeping Thabane and his wife!

Two weeks ago I concluded my column with this statement, “If you think elections are costly, try the cost of being governed by the First Lady. As long as the

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Why a GNU is bad for Lesotho

Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader, Mothetjoa Metsing, has over the last couple of months been at the forefront in pushing for a Government of National Unity (GNU) in Lesotho.

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The questions ‘M’e Keke must answer

Lesotho politicians of latter years are interested in playing to the gallery than addressing burning issues the nation is facing. Every time we go for an election or seem to

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Cuba, Lesotho: 40 years of fruitful ties

On June 14, 1979, the Republic of Cuba and the Kingdom of Lesotho decided to formalise their diplomatic relations. It was an important event in our common history, although in

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The O Blood Group

As promised last week, this week we shall look into the O-Blood group, being the most common among the population. It is vital for one to know their blood group

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Why we are in a rut

It is not good to be emotional when it comes to the execution of the argument that threshes out issues for the benefit of the larger majority or the community.

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The dead donkey

THE Dakota Indians in the United States have always known that when your donkey is dead the best strategy is to dismount. The trouble with politicians in Africa, especially in

Mahao wants Thabane jailed

MASERU – THE Mahao faction of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) wants Prime Minister Thomas Thabane jailed for violating a court order. This comes two days after Thabane expelled five

Gunmen storm ABC offices

MASERU – SIX men clad in SWAT team attire and armed to the teeth stormed Metcash Complex, held security guards hostage and attempted to break into the All Basotho Convention