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The laws of ignorance

IGNORANCE is bliss, so they say. But there are three cardinal rules you must follow if you are ignorant. The first is that you must never wallow in ignorance like

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Polluted politics and pathetic puppies

  YOU know factionalism has reached the gutter when zealots start getting angry on the party leader’s behalf. Our party politics is never far from the septic tank but some

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Blows, fools and rascals

MUCKRAKER has never been one to shy away from a good fist fight. There is nothing wrong with behaving like a thug once in a while. That lesson was drummed

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Yellow bones and lazybones

WE have known for years that Lesotho is overflowing with incompetent and lazy people. We have some of the most inefficient textile factories in the world. Our bureaucrats behave like

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Taking a knife to a gun fight

MUCKRAKER is a huge fan of Court of Appeal President Justice Kananelo Mosito. That he carries an outstanding legal mind on his shoulders has never been in doubt. Even his

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Milk, bones and money

MUCKRAKER had a chuckle after reading what sounded like a preposterous statement from a senior army officer last week. During the graduation of 310 trainees Colonel Mabote Sekoboto said “children

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Hope, verses and blessings

ONCE again the hope game has started. Our opposition parties have found another oasis of hope in an abundantly hopeless situation. Hooray, Jacob Zuma, the King of Nkandla, will visit

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Hope, fines and thievery

EITHER we are just a forgetful lot or we just choose to ignore the obvious. Our politicians have once again left us high and dry. For weeks they dangled the

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Lies, prophets and bunkum

QUEEN ’Mamohato Memorial Hospital (QMMH) is in the news again. There is nothing worse than an institution being called a money-making scheme gouging a poor country.  The politicians didn’t use