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Changing realities

In the passing of each week there are travels, meetings, findings, understandings, decisions, special moments, settled scores, new beginnings. We meet the man called Mohlomi and his alter egos and

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You can’t out-jog a bad diet

Obesity and being overweight are slowly becoming a pandemic in our country. We can see the evidence of these two in the scores and increasing number of joggers gracing our

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A minister is a public servant

In one of our Herbal-life breakfast sessions, one of my friends once said, “ao ntate, Lesotho mona, ha u ka bona motho a hlaha le mane, a tsamaea a qhalile

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Driving across the Sahara – Part 1

First, an account of how I learnt to drive and how I obtained my license (a grimly comic tale) and then the saga of some of the most enjoyable driving

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Racism is a tribal affair

Around the first fire in the first cave where sat the first family, there was only the good communal atmosphere of a group of individuals sitting together in support of

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IEC in paralysis

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has been functioning without the three Commissioners and a Director of Elections for several months now. The commissioners’ contracts expired and the IEC has not

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Traffic Department poor at PR

Whilst helping my daughter with her spelling homework about a year ago, I quizzed her with a random question and said “Who is the King of Lesotho?”She was writing on

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Benedict Wallet Vilikazi

Over the last few months I have reviewed several of the eight volumes in the Africa Pulse series of English translations of classic southern African literary texts. I want now

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Farewell Black Panther

THERE is that Coldplay song 42 from the album Viva la Vida playing in the background as I sit and type this piece with a sad heart. It is an

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Majoro’s 100 days in office

Three months ago, former prime minister Thomas Thabane’s ship was being buffeted by powerful waves with water threatening to enter the ship from all directions. Thabane’s ship was sinking slowly