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China uplifts students

MASERU – THE Chinese Embassy last Friday donated M20 000 to two high schools in Maseru to pay fees for vulnerable students. The donation was part of the China-Lesotho Fund

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Breaking new ground

MASERU – All ’Malelingoana Makafane, 32, wanted was to study marketing at university, a course most considered ‘feminine and soft’. But when she failed to make it to university after

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Wild plants oil cosmetics business

MASERU– THEY are wild plants many have dismissed as valueless. Yet for ’Mampho Tjabane, 48, the rosehip, known in Lesotho as ’morobei and the cactus, (torofeie) have provided the raw

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Activating corporate entrepreneurship

“All humans are entrepreneurs, not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA”. This is what Reid Hoffman (co-founder and chairman of

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Standard Bank extends helping hand

MASERU – FOR the third year running, Standard Lesotho Bank staff are extending a generous hand to assist orphans in Lesotho’s schools. The assistance programme comes as part of the

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Letšeng lights the way

MASERU – LETŠENG Diamonds last Friday awarded scholarships to 39 Basotho students to study mining-related subjects at universities. The mine has over the last 10 years sponsored thousands of students

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Indigenous chickens give Basotho something to crow about

MASERU – ASK any rural Mosotho man how many cattle he has and he will readily volunteer a number with pride.In them he has something that can be exchanged for

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Econet extends helping hand

Staff Writer MASERU – ECONET Telecom Lesotho (ETL) extended a helping a hand to ‘Malibuseng Children’s home when it donated clothes and food to the orphanage last week. The donation

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Market research as a vital tool for business success

Many successful businesses enjoy longevity because they periodically conduct and invest in market research. That way they stay tuned to changing market trends, are able to size up business opportunities

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Break free and pursue your dreams!

“There is no FAILURE. That which looks to be failure is usually nothing but temporary defeat. Make sure that you do not accept it as PERMANENT.” – Napoleon Hill It