Why voters are weary

MASERU – DEVELOPMENT for Peace Education (DPE), an advocacy group, has been hired by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to help reduce voter apathy through education campaigns. The DPE has


Ball worm threatens crops

MAFETENG – FARMERS in Mafeteng district, about 75km south of Maseru, are distraught following an outbreak of the American ball worm. Farmers who spoke to thepost this week said the


Baby steps to Green City

MASERU – GREEN City, the much touted housing project in Ha Pena Pena, was supposed to be a premium address in Maseru. A promotional video on Youtube portrays a place

’Maseribane under investigation

MASERU – BASOTHO National Party (BNP) leader, Thesele ’Maseribane, is being investigated for alleged corruption that happened when he was the Minister of Gender and Sports some two years ago.

Garden miracles in Ha Tšilonyane

MASERU – WHENEVER the rains fell, ‘Malikeleli Malefo, 86, would beg her neighbours to provide cattle to plough her fields. But every time she would struggle to get some help.

Parties fume over ballots

MASERU – SOME parties are threatening to reject ballots after it emerged that people who were not nominated by political leaders were part of a printing inspection tour in Durban

Famo gangster kills soldier

MASERU – A suspected Famo gangster allegedly fatally shot a soldier and seriously injured another during a fight at the Maseru Border last Saturday. A street vendor has also died

Tackling voter apathy

HLOAHLOENG – Only 46 percent of registered voters cast their ballots in the last election. And in 2012 only half of those on the voters’ roll did. Voter turnout in

When art imitates life

MASERU – YOUNG Silas Monyatsi’s family did not own a television. Some 40 years ago that was nothing out of the ordinary for a TV was a luxury of immense

Detained soldiers released

MASERU – THE army yesterday released the last batch of mutiny plot suspects from the Maseru Maximum Security Prison. Seven soldiers were released yesterday bringing the total of released detainees