Insight

Insight

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A word . . . stems from somewhere, is inspired somehow by something, some occurrence at first not clearly understood, but with the passage of time unravels its meanings in

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Unpacking the historical roots of Lesotho’s political instability

. . . Continuation from last week Towards an Explanation of Political Stability during Colonial Rule Apart from chiefly land disputes between Lerotholi and Maama (1893-94)—itself an indication of land

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Reforms must now take off

A 1 200-strong SADC standby force is expected in Lesotho this week to oversee key reforms. This is in line with a SADC resolution to send a force to help

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Good leadership is a rare commodity in Lesotho

To hear the leader of the Alliance of Democrats (AD) Monyane Moleleki announce that he intends to make way for a younger leader in his constituency of Machache is refreshing

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We must remain optimistic

A few weeks ago I learned that one of my old friends from way back in high school was hospitalised for depression and anxiety. I then realised just how much

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How is the coalition government doing?

I can bet my last Loti that you will get as many answers to this question as there are voters in Lesotho. Some will say the government is doing well

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Building bridges into the future

“Ole days are good . . . good ole days . . . ” from the perspective of the individual standing right here in the current moment, the so-called; the

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How free and fair were the local elections?

Central to elections in any democratic country, whether local or national, is the conducive political environment for the conduct of such elections. Similarly, the governance of those elections is equally

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Trump and Iran

“ . . . One orb to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them.” Five months ago, during Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, he was invited to

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Justice is not blind

It’s often said that justice is blind. And if by this expression it is meant that justice is impartial and objective, then I don’t believe it. Consider how it has