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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

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Stop feeding the masses excuses

Sometime last year I came across a Facebook post by one Tabai Motuba who contended in his post that what happened in the 1970s has no place in the development

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Imperatives of professionalizing public service

Continued from last week……. Prevalence of Political Patronage in Lesotho Public Service Lesotho’s attainment of independence was achieved through negotiations between Basotho’s representatives, on the one hand, and British Government

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Rape is not a joke

When it was alleged that former South Africa president, Jacob Zuma, had raped an HIV positive female friend in 2006, the ANC youth league president of that time Julius Malema

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Rooting out poverty

I have often heard the story that in the Jewish communities around the world, a wad of cash circulates around ‘at least (that is, the minimum)’ 19 individuals ‘within’ the

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Imperatives of professionalising public service

Since Lesotho gained independence five decades ago, there have been frequent cases of political instability that drastically stifled anticipated development. While there is a tendency to blame all the ills

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Rescue the ‘noble profession’

I have been told that before the establishment of the National Teachers Training College (Currently Lesotho College of Education) there were several teacher training colleges run by the churches such