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The power of the Humble Man

Off the cuff, for that which is spoken or written off the cuff presents the frank opinion of the individual that honestly says it in that spur of the moment

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General directions for medicines use

“Take one tablet three times a day after meals.” Anyone who has been to a pharmacy is familiar with those words from pharmacists. But rarely do we ask the pharmacist

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Poverty needs to be uprooted

PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane is a man under pressure. He has to deal with squabbles in his own party, keep his flagging government intact while trying to keep the lid

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Hong Kong: Purely Symbolic

The anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong are now eight weeks old and still going strong, but the level of violence is rising. A lot of the violence is down to

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Transforming the structure of our economy

AT some point every political columnist finds himself facing the danger of endlessly ranting about the ills of a country without offering solutions. That is because it is much easier

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To Johnny Clegg-A Tribute

I have undone that distance too many times before, and it seems as if this life of mine is stuck between two shores, as the little ones grow older on

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The value of vitamins during pregnancy

It is a common belief that tablets given to pregnant women at the hospital during their routine clinic visits make the unborn child big, increasing the risk in natural labour,

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Our electoral system is not broken

THERE was a recent message asking selected groups that have not submitted their opinions to the reforms to have their say. The deadline for submissions, according to the message, was

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All Basotho Crying (ABC)

IN the last election urban voters overwhelmingly supported Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s All Basotho Convention (ABC). They were desperate for a new government and the ABC looked like the only

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Get me a real witch

A few months ago a senior official at the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) threatened to unleash some witchcraft on colleagues. Lebohang Bulane, acting director of elections at the commission, had