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Dialogue can unlock stalemate

Catholic bishops from southern Africa who met at Thaba-Bosiu last week ended the conference with an expression of deep concern over what they call a “leadership vacuum” in Lesotho. The

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DC infighting is hurting Lesotho

PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s Democratic Congress (DC) is on the verge of an acrimonious split with party leaders exchanging barbs in the media. The fallout comes against a bitter long-running

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What next?

The government this week announced the departure of Lesotho army commander Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli. Kamoli is stepping down from the helm of the army to end a tumultuous 27

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Job only half done

LESOTHO’s rise on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business survey released this week paints a picture of a country making strides to improve its investment climate. A 12-place rise

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Think through this proposal

Trade Minister Joshua Setipa told a Trade and Investment Forum last week that it is high time foreign investors are forced to integrate locals in their businesses. Thankfully, Setipa however

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Deal with the issues

PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili last weekend delivered an impassioned plea for unity to his comrades in the Democratic Congress (DC) party. The special conference in Maseru came at a time

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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