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Brazil: the hard right wins again

A man who makes Donald Trump look like a bleeding-heart liberal will almost certainly be Brazil’s next president. Jair Bolsonaro won 46 percent of the vote in Sunday’s first round

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The sad reality of child marriages

In Lesotho the incidences of children who are married by the age of 18 stand at 17 percent while that of children married by age 15 stand at one percent.

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Why Africa is in trouble

In the past week, travels, meetings, findings, understandings, decisions, special moments, settled scores, new beginnings. I met a white man called Mohlomi, got a copy of a book first published

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Wool regulations are unjust

FOR over 130 years, wool and mohair sales have provided Lesotho with its largest exports and with its largest domestically generated sources of income. The industry remains one of the

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Law and the culture war

There was bound to be a backlash to the ‘Me Too’ movement, and the struggle over the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US. Supreme Court is clearly part

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Curb school violence

A FEW weeks ago, school violence in neighbouring South Africa made the headlines again. This time around a 24-year-old teacher was stabbed to death by a 17-year-old student in full

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Cry, the beloved country

I am sitting down watching the timeless Alan Paton classic, Cry, the Beloved Country, with the Reverend Steven Khumalo played by the venerable James Earl Jones, and the farmer, the

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Another gulf war – the first shots?

The men who carried out Saturday’s attack on the parade in Ahvaz, in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan, were well trained: four of them killed 25 people and wounded 70

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The AD’s Achilles’ heel

ON January 7, 2017, the Alliance of Democrats (AD) delegates from all the 80 constituencies gathered at the Lesotho High School hall to unveil and inaugurate the party constitution and

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Who is DCEO fooling?

COMMUNICATIONS Minister and Basotho National Party (BNP) leader Thesele ‘Maseribane must be over the moon. He is brandishing a Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) letter that says he