Thabane’s Waterloo

THE extraordinary decision by the Professor Nqosa Mahao camp to “suspend” party leader, Thomas Thabane, has taken the battle for the control of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) to totally


A facade to hoodwink the people

Last Wednesday the whole country waited with bated breath for a press conference that was to be addressed by the Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. But given the issues that were


The dangers of aspirin use in children

Aspirin comes in various forms; as a tablet, powder, in combination with other drugs or ingredients that treat pain, fever, flu or colds conditions. It is a common practice in


Political monsters

The writer’s position was very clear before the advent of the political independence of the African state. Back then, the author wrote about issues that actually mattered to both the

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Sbabi: the real ‘makoya’ yoghurt

ROMA – HOW does the National University of Lesotho (NUL)-made yoghurt, Sebabatso, fare against yoghurts made in South Africa? That is a good question but very difficult to answer. A scientist


When harlots hit the streets

It was good to see opposition leaders clad in tattered blankets march with the wool farmers. But even as the opposition leaders were mingling and bum-jiving with the farmers Muckraker

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In defence of Basotho culture

MASERU – IN the name of Basotho ancestors and Catholic saints, Lesotho shall rise – that is according to the doctrine of one man fighting to rule the country someday. A


First Lady’s Office fails to pay suppliers

MASERU – THE Office of the First Lady has failed to pay some businesspeople who provided services during the Twelfth Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa (SCCA) conference a


Mehalalitoe to miss Cosafa championship

MASERU- Lesotho’s national women’s team, Mehalalitoe, will not take part in this year’s COSAFA Women’s Championship which will be staged in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, from July 31 to August 11.


Tjoka sues over suspension

MASERU- Leading Lesotho distance runner ‘Mamoroallo Tjoka has filed a lawsuit in the High Court of Lesotho against the Lesotho National Olympic Committee (LNOC), Regional Anti-Doping Organisation Lesotho, Lesotho Amateur Athletics