The con game goes on

HOORAY! The ABC’s national executive committee has been jerked from a slumber. After weeks of being led down the garden path by Uncle Tom, the committee seems to have opened


Tribute to Joseph Shabalala

Beneath the giraffe’s head of the Southern Cross he had a strange dream, and it was the sound of the choir in the dream that told him he should pass


Will we get the same old promises?

With the economy in dire straits, all eyes will be on Finance Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro when he presents his fourth budget next week. But can he change the status


Medication errors

Could the bad prescribers’ handwriting contribute to medication errors leaving patients at risk? There is a massive misconception that pharmacists are able to interpret the horrible handwritings of various doctors.


Are we heading for another ‘Bidvest’ saga?

I have been following with keen interest developments surrounding the construction of the sports arena and the players’ village. The proposed construction has been mired in so much controversy that


Who owns Lesotho?

Sesotho se re, “bothoto, ke lefa la ba bohlale”, which roughly means, a savvy person will always benefit from the ignorance of foolish people. A fool and his money (wealth)


The works of Bennett Makalo Khaketla

B.M. Khaketla was arguably the most significant writer from Lesotho after Thomas Mofolo. I realise this is a difficult call, and many readers will be asking “But what about [author

Local News

Fresh push to jail ’Maesaiah

MASERU – ‘MAESAIAH Thabane’s freedom could be short-lived after it emerged that there are efforts to reverse her controversial bail last week. An urgent application filed in the Court of Appeal

Local News

Nigerian nabbed over Lesotho cartridges

MASERU – A NIGERIAN man was arrested at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg with toner cartridges worth M28 000. The cartridges belonged to the Lesotho Mounted Police Service. Police


How ’Maesaiah got bail

MASERU – THE police have lifted the lid on what happened when Justice ’Maseforo Mahase granted ’Maesaiah Thabane bail despite their opposition. The details of what happened in Justice Mahase’s chambers