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Jean Ping and the boy who didn’t cry wolf

By Simon Allison – Opposition leader Jean Ping is incensed that Gabon’s president stole the recent election. He’s right to be. But maybe Ping should have harnessed this fury earlier,

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Gabeba Baderoon: A gentle poetess

Tsepiso With the advance of time come changes in the patterns of behaviour in humankind’s acts and interactions; we stop behaving in a certain manner and adopt new mannerisms because

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Chance to set Lesotho on the right path

Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili last week presented a Roadmap towards reforms to SADC leaders at a summit in Mbabane, Swaziland. The Roadmap has clear signposts of the issues that will

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Ngũgĩ Wa Thiong’o: The Compass

S. Mothibi When an old man teaches, it is the responsibility of the young to listen, and when he preaches, it is wise for the young to pray for the

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Why Are Wars So Hard To End?

By Gwynne Dyer After 52 years of war, the guns finally fell silent in Colombia at midnight on Sunday, when permanent ceasefires were proclaimed both by the Revolutionary Armed Forces

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Lesotho’s politicians must find each other

THIS week SADC leaders urged South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to continue his efforts to persuade Lesotho’s three exiled opposition leaders to return home. The SADC summit in Swaziland

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Unlocking Lesotho’s economic development

By Motlatsi Motaketsane and Phomolo Senoko What does it take to transform an economy?  Is entrepreneurship an answer? Is funding the real problem, or the problem is the skill?  Does

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Succession planning: the lessons for politicians

Poloko Khabele – THE business fraternity is awakening to the importance of well managed and structured succession planning. There seems to be growing realisation that succession planning is critical to

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Abattoir fights liquidation

Rapelang Mosae MASERU – MERAKA Lesotho Abattoir and Feedlot, a Lesotho and China intergovernmental abattoir,  is fighting liquidation in the Commercial Court after it failed to pay its livestock supplier