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Citizens’ diplomacy can stabilise Lesotho

It has become fashionable for Basotho to run to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for assistance whenever there are national challenges.  As an independent country and a nation with

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Burma: Rohingya genocide

During the past 65 years of military rule in Burma, the army has killed thousands of people from almost every one of the country’s numerous minorities: Shans, Karens, Kachins, Karennis,

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Rising above own femininity

Disclaimer: I’m not a feminist. Well, at least that’s what I keep telling myself. There are reasons why I choose to maintain this position despite being told on more than

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Kenya: tough road ahead

THE 1 September decision by Kenya’s Supreme Court to annul the results of the 8 August presidential election and order a fresh vote was at once unexpected, historic, bold and

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Hold leaders to account

The reason why we are unable to move forward as a nation is because of a lack of enforced accountability from those in government. When a child misbehaves, discipline from

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Before I wore this blanket

The polarity of the world hinges on one axis; politics, and whatever or however we may want to view the world otherwise, the fact of the matter is that there

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Trump: the Reagan gambit?

Last Sunday I wrote a piece on the political crisis in Venezuela. Then on Wednesday I wrote an article on Donald Trump’s hyperbolic language about North Korea. But it never

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Disseminating information

There is always the source, the root to the problem at hand which is the most important aspect that determines the solution; for therein the root of the problem lies

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Cut that dependence on foreign aid

Ask a group of Basotho whether they want Lesotho to integrate into South Africa and I guarantee that the response will reveal the high level of patriotism in the country.

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Information is the key to development

Mohala oa Cheche (the Leucosidea sericea phoneline, or, in the normal parlance, the popularly termed Grapevine) is the commonest system of communication that has been used to relay information in