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The beauty of the bee business

QACHA’S NEK – THEY at times can be a real nuisance. When cornered they can sting, buzz around and crawl inside the house. And when they irritate us we call

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’Mamathe park project gathers momentum

ROMA – A FEW weeks ago, the residents of Ha-’Mamathe in the Berea District woke up to a carefully planned siege. Their place had been invaded in the early hours

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It pays to bank with Standard Bank!

MASERU– IT pays to bank with Standard Lesotho Bank. Two local schools, Butha-Buthe High School and Maseru’s Seventh Day Adventist Primary, discovered this truth this week after they each walked

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The business of dried fruits

MASERU – FOR four years ’Matanki Mohajane, 49, would pick fruits, dry them in the sun and package them for the market in Maseru. Although she thought the dried fruit

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Rekindling hope

MASERU – WHEN Nyakallo Mokuena, 26, did not get a pass that would allow him to enrol at the Lesotho College of Agriculture in 2011, he thought he had literally

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Motoho: the humble drink making waves

  MASERU – Mabele lumela! (greetings to sorghum!) That’s what Basotho often say before taking the first sip of sorghum beer. In rural areas, where six in every ten Basotho

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Letšeng digs out big diamonds

MASERU – LETŠENG Diamonds dug out two big diamonds, a 104 .73 ct and 151.52 ct last Sunday.The diamonds have not been valued yet and therefore their market value is

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The business of massage

MASERU – ONE day, some 18 years ago, Nkamoheng Mautsoe asked if she could rub her grandmother’s sore feet. Her grandmother said it soothed the pain and helped her relax.

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Lekokoaneng’s gold

LEKOKOANENG – FOR years the people of Lekokoaneng had known their villages are on a ‘gold mine’ of sorts. They have known that the sandstone on which their houses and

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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