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The root causes of xenophobia

Fact: colonialism is not to blame for Africa’s current problems but is only the easiest scapegoat to point at when the dilly-dallying debates on the issue of Africa’s prevalent and

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Trouble in Zimbabwe

The situation in Zimbabwe is tense. There has been a wave of spontaneous protests mainly in the capital, Harare and Bulawayo, the second city. The protests turned violent, with government

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They stole our only source of livelihood

Basotho have been in a limbo for two years now! Deadlines have come and gone and promises have been made and broken. Conservative estimates point to over 37 000 wool

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We need mature politics

THE Lesotho political landscape seems to be changing at a snail’s pace. In other countries, politicians are now talking politics of economic liberation as the struggle for freedom from oppression

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When politics threatens public sector governance

IN every organisation, it is expected that the employer and employees will have a synergy that allows for the fulfilment of an organisation’s goals. However, what I see in Africa

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Why Africa will never progress

THE most successful are those that know what they do with their time, noting aspects of life in journals, recounting events in news reports, keeping track of the days in

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We must empower our own first

In 1998, I was the only Mosotho on a South African performing arts group that toured the East Coast of Africa for four months. We travelled widely throughout the US

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Deal with ‘predator’ pastors

It is indisputable that horrific acts of injustice and abuse were committed during that fateful period of colonization. It is increasingly acknowledged that biblical and theological discourses were a vivifying

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Ntsu Mokhehle: dead and forgotten

All congress parties, even those formed after the death of Dr Ntsu Mokhehle, claim to believe in his ideology and also claim to all be bana ba ntate Ntsu (the

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Walk towards your dream

“The home is at the end of the village, right at the beginning of the village… that is if you were to count the houses from the eastern side of