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Deal with key issues

THE Democratic Congress (DC) national executive committee meets this weekend for its annual leadership conference amid widening fissures among party leaders. The party is going through turbulence with two main

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Fix the politics

On Tuesday next week, Lesotho will celebrate its 50th independence anniversary. Tragically, instead of uniting the nation the celebrations have provided yet another chance to drive a wedge amongst ourselves

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DC must tackle succession issue

AN estimated 10 000-strong crowd marched in Maseru last weekend in what organisers said was a show of support for Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili. But the march has brought to

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Chance to set Lesotho on the right path

Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili last week presented a Roadmap towards reforms to SADC leaders at a summit in Mbabane, Swaziland. The Roadmap has clear signposts of the issues that will

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Window of opportunity for Lesotho

PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili this week officially opened a two-day technical workshop on security sector reforms in Maseru. The workshop was facilitated by SADC special envoys. In our opinion, the

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Clean up radio stations

OVER the past few months we have noticed a startling trend of dangerous rhetoric on our radio stations. Our radio stations have always been conduits for what at times has

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HIV fight needs cultural shift

TUCKED somewhere in the inside pages of local newspapers was a story about Lesotho’s HIV prevalence rate increasing from 23 to 25 percent. In another time such a story would

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Amnesty will take country forward

  THE decision by Prime Minister PakalithaMosisili to declare a general amnesty for alleged mutineers and other soldiers implicated in murder and treason is perhaps the right thing to do

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Wake up call

PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma was in Maseru last week to discuss the Southern African Customs Union (Sacu) with the Lesotho government. The specific details of what Zuma discussed with Prime Minister

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Likuena at crossroads

Lesotho’s 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup campaign begins on Sunday and it comes with Likuena at another crossroads. It has been an underwhelming, stop-start year for Likuena and it is impossible