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There is nothing called ‘free aid’

THE shades and the hues of colour at dawn and at twilight are exactly similar and their melding into one another follows the exact same pattern: what differs is the

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Imperatives of professionalizing public service

Continued from last week……. Prevalence of Political Patronage in Lesotho Public Service Lesotho’s attainment of independence was achieved through negotiations between Basotho’s representatives, on the one hand, and British Government

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Why Zuma’s ouster is good for Lesotho

While the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) has the power to recall a state president deployed by the ANC to that position, legally, a state

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The Generals spoke and Mugabe capitulated

When it’s time to go, it’s time to go. Even former president Robert Mugabe in the end, proved not invincible. His day was November 21, 2017. After 37 years as

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DisGrace

Grace Mugabe, second wife of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, had a moment of awful clarity about her future three years ago. Speaking about Joice Mujuru, the woman who was then

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On being the solution

Correcting where (what/when) others have gone/done wrong seems the darnedest thing to the figure that relies more on the weaker instinct of the common critic, that is; them that play

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Unpacking the historical roots of Lesotho’s political instability

“I regard conversion of Basuto into British subjects… as the best guarantee we can take against future disturbances (i.e. instability).” Sir Philip Edmond Wodehouse to the Secretary of State for

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keep on moving

The recurring image of the bus as a universal motif representative of the political landscape on the African continent has proven itself true time and time again. Only the drivers

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Adult Supervision

Here’s the scenario. Late one evening Donald Trump is watching Fox News and a report comes on that North Korea is planning to launch a missile that can reach the

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we talk more and do less

I use the 4th October each year to look back into our past and to reflect. And by “reflect”, I do not mean to romanticise about the past. I mean to