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The new reality

Shakeman Mugari MASERU-THERE was a time when we had no time to do everything. Now we have time aplenty but nothing to do. We have been robbed of the routines


Mining sector feels the heat

MASERU-LESOTHO’S mining industry has started feeling the impact of Covid-19 with major companies deciding to either retrench or cut salaries.The Liqhobong Mining Development Company has announced plans to retrench, a

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We are sorry, says army

MASERU-A Semphetenyane man suffered severe fractures on his two arms and a leg after he was brutally assaulted by soldiers last Friday.The incident, perhaps the worst recorded so far, vividly


Lockdown diaries

THE salient lesson from the Coronavirus crisis is that the so-called prophets who have been fleecing people through tithes are thieving charlatans. If you think Muckraker is being malicious try


Virus may blow away Games

MASERU-The African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 Youth Games set for Maseru in December are in limbo. As things stand, it is unclear if the games will continue because


Lichaba hails Senong’s influence

MASERU-Bantu and Lesotho goalkeeper Ntsane Lichaba has hailed Likuena head coach Thabo Senong saying he is a father figure to all players in the national team. Lichaba said the former


Khants’i says on path to recovery

MASERU-Lesotho Road Bike champion Teboho Khantši says he is recovering well after undergoing an operation on a broken leg. It was first feared the cyclist had suffered multiple leg fractures


The forgotten role of physios

MASERU-Physiotherapists play an integral part in a football team’s health and training plan and their work goes far beyond the pitch. Physios don’t just run onto the pitch to attend


Street vendors on the edge

MASERU-Tšolo Lebitsa, a street vendor, says only “divine intervention” will see him through these hard economic times after the government imposed a 21-day lockdown at midnight on Sunday. Lebitsa, who

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Donated Covid-19 test kits not compatible

MASERU-HEALTH Minister Nkaku Kabi says the Covid-19 rapid testing kits donated by Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation are not compatible with local equipment. “We found out that equipment that