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A new star is born

ROMA – THIS unusually talented novelist, Tumisang Letsie, is perhaps one of the finest writers in the area of creative writing to have come out of the National University of Lesotho

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Big funding for NUL

ROMA-The National University of Lesotho (NUL) will soon have millions of money poured into its research efforts in advanced energy materials through the efforts of Prof Molibeli Taele, one of

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The new Garden of Eden

ROMA – GARDENING is his love and passion. Setšabi Setšabi, is a Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at the National University of Lesotho (NUL). His thoughts and actions point to

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Jumping out of Agoa frying pan

MASERU – EARLY 2012 was a testing period for Madhav Dalvi. The future of CGM Group, a textile company he leads, looked bleak. Orders were drying up and margins had become

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Pretoria averts diplomatic fallout

MASERU – A diplomatic fallout has been averted after South Africa promised to dispatch a top emissary to Lesotho to apologise to the King for the humiliating treatment he suffered at

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The nurses fighting on the frontlines

PUBLIC health systems are driven by nurses. Yet, they have little authority. Why do nurses have such little decision-making power in countries where they drive the healthcare system? They have

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Shaking up the bridal wear industry

MASERU – THOLOANA Makoro is redefining the local bridal wear industry, offering an elegant spin fit for a modern bride. Her sensual and sophisticated creations are the talk of the town.

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Saved by the indigenous chicken

MASERU – Seemingly down and out after years of unsuccessful job hunting, Senate Letete’s salvation came in the form of the humble chicken; the indigenous chicken, to be precise. Letete’s tourism

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Windfall for cattle farmers

MASERU – THE national abattoir, Meraka Lesotho, says it will begin buying cattle and sheep for slaughter from local farmers with effect from next Wednesday. The decision, which comes after the

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Healing the wounds

MASERU – Forced into marriage as a teenager in 2014, ’Mamolora Kanyane* was forced to abandon her dreams. Now she is using her story to help other girls attain theirs. Kanyane