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Bank takes 60 trainees under its wings

MASERU – SIXTY trainees who were taken under the wings of Standard Lesotho Bank and PKF Consultancy for a comprehensive three-month skills development programme graduated last Tuesday. The programme was


You need competition

As business leaders, we sometimes cringe when we hear the word competition. Other business leaders even go to the extent of trying to kill the competition by buying it out


New tourism hub for Lesotho

MASERU – THE World Bank has partnered with the Private Sector Competitiveness and Economic Diversification project to establish a centre for tourism information and crafts. The centre is set to


Mapesela speaks on dividend saga

MASERU – FORMER Trade Minister Tefo Mapesela this week told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) how he tried to block the Lesotho Flour Mills from extending the management contract of


Rising above the crowd

WHEN you run a business, you feel like you are in a perpetual war zone. Your company is always competing with another company for customers. The market is like a


Pitching your business

Business executives are so busy and preoccupied with wide-ranging issues so much so that it’s often very difficult to get them to listen to you let alone get their attention.


Botho University spreads its wings

MASERU – BOTHO University has opened a distance learning campus in Nigeria, as the institution spreads its wings outside southern Africa where it already has a strong presence. Botho University


Electricity tariff hike could switch off houses

MASERU – A planned electricity tariff increase will trigger price hikes across the board. This will pile more pressure on already hard-pressed households and on companies that could respond by


It’s all about networking

George Ross, vice-president in the Trump Organisation said: “To be successful, you have to be able to relate to people; they have to be satisfied with your personality to be


Finally, a place to call home!

BEREA – An impoverished family from Ha-Mabekenyane, Berea, has become the proud owners of a new house, courtesy of Standard Lesotho Bank and Habitat for Humanity. The bank donated M75