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Heritage and social points of union

When the old man on a horse pointed to the village I was going to, I could only see faint wisps of smoke in the far (far) distance. In between

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The politicisation of the public service

Different branches of Lesotho’s public service have featured in the country’s experiences of political instability in two ways, at least: first, as victims of destabilisation by ruling parties; and, second,

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The great lessons from Ethiopia

When you set an appointment in Ethiopia with Ethiopians, always remember to define if it is Ethiopian or the other internationally acknowledged reference times such as the GMT. While a

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Teenage pregnancies and the right to education

One year at a school that I will not mention, a girl fell pregnant. The teachers and the principal knew about the pregnancy, no one complained even though the school

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Our African heritage

THIS past week Africa marked Africa Day, a day in which all people of African descent gather and converge in some field of gold or green to worship or celebrate

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Bringing the citizen back in

From last week From last week  Since the items cannot form a reliable composite scale, as they are weakly correlated, I estimate separate ordered logit regression models  with each of them

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The nightmare on our roads

The ever increasing population density in Maseru and probably in other urban areas of Lesotho, coupled with the fast deteriorating roads and no improvements to our road networks have rendered

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When the law is tyrannical

In 10 May 1995, when 104 miners died in a tragic accident at the Vaal Reefs Gold Mine in South Africa. Lesotho was hard hit by this accident as some

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Own up to your past

Out across the street from the guest house where I have been this past week, a funny scene is unfolding, two male dogs are trying to mount each other in

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Multiple citizenship in Lesotho

Continued from last week How would a Change in Section 41 benefit Political Stability in Lesotho? The effectiveness of Section 41 of Lesotho’s Constitution depends on other countries’ laws: an