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This virus is real

WITH effect from 12 midnight tonight, our giant neighbour, South Africa, will be on a 21-day lockdown. All shops and non-essential businesses will grind to a halt. The drastic measure,

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New deal would be flawed

THE dramatic political developments of last week have only served to confirm once again that we are dealing with a wily politician who is determined to leave power on his

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Step up Covid-19 efforts

WE note the statements issued this week by the Ministry of Health over the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus. With the virus now on our doorstep in South Africa, the

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Succession talk not treasonous

Prime Minister Thomas Thabane last week told a weekly newspaper that his rivals should stop jostling for his position because he was still in charge and that there was no

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ABC must pick a unifier

Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, reeling from massive internal pressure, told an expectant nation last Friday that he now intends to step down from power by the end of July or

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Fresh start for Lesotho

WHEN Parliament re-opens next Friday Prime Minister Thomas Thabane must quickly seize the moment and initiate a process that will eventually see him step down from power. Thabane, who has

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May the best candidate win!

THE search for a successor within the ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) party appears to have gathered momentum this week with the party narrowing the search to two candidates. This

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Set clear departure time-table

THE dramatic events of the last two weeks have brought to the fore the glaring reality that Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has now lost total control of the ship of

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Very damaging allegations

PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane’s decision to send Police Commissioner Holomo Molibeli on forced leave has now triggered a spate of allegations that are extremely damaging to the Premier. In a

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Break political stalemate

At the tail-end of 2019, High Court judge, Justice Tšeliso Monaphathi delivered an order that we thought was going to bring finality to a long-running leadership squabble in the All