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Justice and not “show cause” why nonsense

Failure to probe the August 30, 2014 killing of Sub-Inspector Ramahloko, failure to investigate the killing of Lt-Gen Mahao, not investigating the disappearance of Police Constable Khetheng, violation of procurement

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The politicisation of Lesotho’s police

The mandate of the police in all democracies is to provide security, particularly to poor and underprivileged communities. During the 1970/80s, we saw this mandate suffering badly in Lesotho. There

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We need a clean, credible voter register

The current voter registration database of Lesotho emanates from the 1998 and 2002 registration campaigns. It is not only outdated but also derelict in terms of its authenticity and credibility.

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Decide for yourself

The Minister of finance presented the 2017/18 budget proposal estimates to the National Assembly yesterday. I cannot help but wonder how many of my country folk appreciate and understand the

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Deadlock in Cyprus

There is only one village in Cyprus where Greek-Cypriots and Turkish-Cypriots live side by side. It’s called Pyla, and the only reason that the two ethnic groups there continue to

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Cultivating development

“I am the driver of/for development… that the process of development is or can be made possible is through me as an individual citizen…” so should the lesson be to

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Qatar showdown?

The deadline that Saudi Arabia and its allies set for Qatar to submit to their “non-negotiable” demands has just passed, and Qatar has not complied. So what happens now? Does

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Let’s get down to work

When the Queen of England delivered the Queen’s Speech 2017 on June 21, exactly 13 days after the June 8 snap election, I was envious of the efficiency and speed

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China’s fight against poverty

The Africa-China relationship is often mentioned and regarded to be about 60 years old, but the reality is that the relationship could possibly be well over 500 years old; that

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Philippines insurgency

A month ago, hardly anybody outside the Philippines had ever heard of Marawi. Now it’s the latest front in the war against Islamic State. More evidence, if you needed it,