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Work is never play

THE gusts of August shall soon be here starting this week, and the dross from the last seasons shall be swept in the winds that clean the landscape for the

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Corruption is here to stay

The level of perceived corruption in Lesotho is unacceptably high. On the Transparency Corruption Index 2017, Lesotho ranks 74th. This is bad. And it’s made worse by the fact that

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A fish rots from the head

In the late 1950s to the 1960s a number of African countries were involved in a brutal fight for independence. This was a struggle to liberate themselves from European colonialism

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The writer as a vessel

When a revered colleague of mine recently told me in clear terms that, “There are two kinds of people that you don’t mess around with . . . and these

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National Budget failing to serve the youths

THE National budget is a crucial document in fuelling the functionality of the development levers of our society. It is the glue that binds the policies, activities and programmes for

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Uproot the weeds tarnishing Lerotholi Polytechnic’s image

It has become a norm for Lerotholi Polytechnic students to murder first year students in what they call their culture or first year initiation. What really takes place during that

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The making of a story

When that loyal figure uttered the words, “There is no rhyme or reason to this life, it’s days like today scattered among the rest…” the best I could do as

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All we want is justice for Mutungamiri

On behalf of the Mutungamiri family, I would like to express my gratitude following the arrest of the five soldiers who are suspects in the shooting of our brother, Lloyd,

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Political leaders should have respect for education

A week ago I was sitting in a taxi eavesdropping on a conversation between two young men. Their argument was that Lesotho needs educated leaders not just influential leaders. They

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Fighting the block

There comes a point in every writer’s life when there is the feeling that one has perhaps been writing for too long, so long that the well from which the