Posts From Lipholo Pheko

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Our troubles are too deep-rooted

Lesotho’s troubles regarding election results started even before the country got its independence. Immediately after the very first democratic elections, held on April 29, 1965, the BCP filed an application

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A little too late

THABA-BOSIU – THE law regulating initiation schools should be on board by the end of the year. But for the Ramontšuoe family located at Ha-Ramontšuoe atop Berea Plateau, the law will

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Keeping an eye on initiation schools

THABA-BOSIU– A LAW meant to protect the secrets of initiation schools as well as curtail hooliganism associated with the practice is on the cards. Leaders of initiation schools at an

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School of hard knocks

MASERU – For many Basotho women, journeys to South Africa are taking an ugly turn as dreams of a brighter future are replaced with the reality of jail. Mojabeng Mosebo is

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The ‘cursed’ Honda Fit

MASERU – IT IS a small and fast car with generous space. Little wonder that the Honda Fit is a hit with many Basotho. But, according to the police, the car

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Rescue the ‘noble profession’

I have been told that before the establishment of the National Teachers Training College (Currently Lesotho College of Education) there were several teacher training colleges run by the churches such

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Taming the ‘maths monster’

MASERU – ’MAKHOTSO Lecheko knows that to land a highly rewarding career, her daughter will need Mathematics. So when her 12-year-old daughter Khauhelo showed signs of struggling with the subject during

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‘All I want is to help farmers’

THE wool and mohair sector has become a political and legal battlefield in the past few weeks. The Lesotho National Wool and Mohair Growers Association (LNWMGA) accuses the government of

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Bungling firm wins contract to fix road

MASERU – THE government spent an additional M83 million to repair a rural road severely damaged just six months after construction on a budget of M162 million. That’s according to the

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Mine chaos will rock investor confidenceMine chaos will rock investor confidence

MASERU – MINES Minister Keketso Sello should be having a pounding headache because of the chaos that has engulfed the mining sector. For months now Sello has been dealing with disturbances