Business in trouble

MASERU – EVEN though there is still no single case of Covid-19 that has been reported in Lesotho, the business sector is already under severe strain as panic grips the


Monitoring performance

One of the purposes of budgets is to monitor performance of an organisation and managers. After the budget is approved the last element of budget control kicks in which is


It’s time to whip politicians

HERE we go again. Our politicians are gathering wood for a pyre to cook up coalition government number four. The chief cook is Uncle Tom whose recipe includes something that


Dealing with a pandemic

The understanding of epidemiology as a branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease needs one to focus on the understanding of diseases prevalent among a


New deal would be flawed

THE dramatic political developments of last week have only served to confirm once again that we are dealing with a wily politician who is determined to leave power on his


Get Basotho back into agriculture

In an ideal situation, commercial agriculture should be the biggest employer and one of the biggest contributors to Lesotho’s GDP. However, the sector has been neglected to a state of


Food for thought

Over the next four weeks I am going to write about cooking and eating out; this might seem indulgent, but I hope what I’m saying will amuse and that readers


Student ‘exposes’ laxity at ports of entry

MASERU – A Mosotho woman studying in China who entered Lesotho without being tested for the coronavirus says the government’s bungling in dealing with the disease could have dire consequences. Kolojane

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M16.3m ‘war chest’ to fight virus

MASERU – HEALTH Minister Nkaku Kabi wants Cabinet to authorise a M16.3 million “war chest” to prepare the country for an outbreak of the coronavirus, thepost heard this week. Kabi said


Textile unions pile pressure on Rantšo

MASERU – TEXTILE unions this week demanded that Prime Minister Thomas Thabane should fire Labour Minister Keketso Rantšo whom they blamed for the poor wages in the textile sector. The unions