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Why Africa remains poor

The first year of my undergraduate years was spent in a class full of students from other faculties and the subjects, ranging from logic (philosophy) to psycholinguistics, economics to political

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Why do we need Lesotho border?

“Why do we have a border gate to Lesotho, considering that the people of Lesotho are in South Africa? This also applies to Botswana and Swaziland.” This statement by EFF

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Reforms must focus on the economy

We are experiencing very hard economic times characterised by high unemployment, falling average incomes, increased inequality, rise in poverty, less tax revenue. It is clear that our government needs a

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Mosisili must unify own party first

I am neither a political scientist nor a political analyst but the chaos that is currently reigning within Lesotho’s political parties does not need the eye of any such expert.

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The ‘great depression’

Of Dante Alighieri, very few individuals have come across to understand exactly what it is he meant in the crafting of the masterpiece The Divine Comedy. One can safely guess,

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Old guard must make way for new ideas

Our nation is embarking on national reforms to address several challenges we have been facing since independence such as weak state institutions, lack of stability in the security sector, poor

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Women’s voices must be heard in the reforms

I was lucky enough to be part of the 150 women who gathered at the Lesotho Avani this past week in a forum on national reforms. The aim of the

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The gods are not to blame

Observation, that brief or prolonged moment where one takes their time to have a close look at an entity and to discern some of the unique features that determine its

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No to forced HIV tests!

SUB-SAHARAN Africa has always been the epicentre of the HIV pandemic. Southern Africa, which is home to three countries (Kingdom of eSwatini, Botswana and Lesotho), has the highest prevalence of

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‘We remain committed to justice’

EVERYBODY likes to make decisions that are popular whether it’s at work, family or, in my case, government. A popular decision is easy to make and connects with the mood