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Come get me, please!

MASERU – “WHY not? I am a politician.” That was ‘Matebatso Doti’s playful but dead serious response when asked if she was interested in replacing Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. “That is

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It’s my chance!

MASERU – SAM Rapapa has been brazen about his ambition to replace Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. When other MPs were coy to call on Thabane to step down Rapapa was in

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The reluctant old-timer

MASERU – IT is hard to say what Motlohi Maliehe wants. Is he in the race? “No, I don’t think I am interested being Prime Minister,” he says. Why? “I don’t

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Count me out

MASERU – PUBLIC Works Minister, Prince Maliehe, says he is out of the succession race because he has not been nominated. “I am not part of the succession race because my

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Loyal to the end

MASERU – SAMONYANE Ntsekele, the Water Affairs Minister, says those talking about potential candidates to replace Prime Minister Thomas Thabane are either bent on dividing the party or are putting the

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A life snuffed in its infancy

MASERU – LEETO Lemena stands before the tiny coffin of his three-year-old great grandson, sighing and so choked that words fail him. “God gave and God has taken away,” Lemena says,

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Rising above the waves

MASERU – ITUMELENG Matlotlo, 27, had nothing but herself when she started a hairdressing business which is now registering steady growth. Hard work and focus on the goal have been her

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The pleas of a desperate woman

BEREA – ’MANTSANE Nkome-Nyoni has uncontrollable bowel movements, has lost control of her bladder, is paralysed and her body is in pain almost all the time. The 45-year-old reckons she could

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The ultimate break-through

…………  New app that predicts climate trends to boost farmers…… MASERU – INNOVATE or die. That was the message from a local man who has come up with a fresh idea

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Family seeks closure after son is swept away by river

MASERU – IT has been two weeks since Tšeliso Lekhoakhoa was swept away by the raging Mohokare River. His body is yet to be found and his family is struggling to