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Lesotho at 50: What went wrong

By Poloko Khabele “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children” Native American proverb. As Lesotho turns fifty, every Mosotho needs to pause

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Progress and change – 50 Years On

S. Mothibi It is said that at its height, the Roman Empire was vast, stretching all the way from the northern tip of England, to the northern regions of Africa,

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Brace for financial Armageddon

Bokang Friday, February 2 1990, F W de Klerk gave a historic speech that spread to every corner of the land. And, a simple phrase rose like a ripple rising

Africa

Encore – Mandoza

S. Mothibi The birth of any era or individual is accompanied by the sound of the voices that celebrate its advent, and the poetry in the music expresses the feelings

World

Syria: Another ceasefire bites the dust?

By Gwynne Dyer As the Syrian ceasefire arranged by the United States and Russia teeters on the brink of collapse, it’s clear that the main problem lies in Washington. Moscow’s

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Managing public resources responsibly

Curbing wasteful government expenditure is good and should be welcomed by all stakeholders. However, given the size and complexity of the public service, this is easier said than done. Successful

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Milestones: The past years forward

S. Mothibi Off the top of my head, this is written off the top of my head, and only common sense, memory and rememory take the fore in this instance

News

Election is no magic bullet

AS indicated in our lead story this week, Lesotho’s opposition parties are calling for the setting up of a transitional authority to oversee reforms that will eventually pave way for

World

Korean rhetoric and reality

By Gwynne Dyer Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said that North Korea was the “neighbourhood outlaw” after Pyongyang’s fifth nuclear weapons test on Friday. Barack Obama said that “The United

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The wonder of hair

By J. BROOKS SPECTOR Combing through history, J. BROOKS SPECTOR tries to get to the roots of the problem in considering the centrality of hair as protest, in light of