Mines official fails to collect royalties

MASERU – THE Commissioner of Mining Phehello Tjatja failed to collect royalties from mining companies after he could not distinguish between mining royalties and diamond sales tax, thepost heard this week.

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Parties schooled on democracy

MASERU – TWELVE political parties that are in parliament received training on how to effectively manage their political outfits to maintain internal peace and stability. The training was organized by the

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The case for Free Primary Education

ROMA – THE beginning of the last decade saw the introduction of free primary education (FPE) in Lesotho. As a result, the number of out-of-school children fell by half between 1999

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Ministry to weed out ghost workers

MASERU – THE spokesperson of the Ministry of Public Service ‘Mamakhoa Molapo says her ministry has embarked on an aggressive programme to weed out ghost employees. She said this would help


A voiceless people

It is quite hard to hear a voice in the cacophony of a melee of arguing smart alecs that speak from without that which is being argued over. It is


DJ Waters comes home

Hooray! DJ Metsing is coming back home after months in exile. Mmmmmmm. Phew! Muckraker has missed him dearly. And that is not because he looks like an ideal candidate for


So long Queen of soul

If you are a music aficionado, you sip the sound in through the lips of your aural senses (your ears) and taste it on the tongue of your mind, as


SADC flexing its muscles will have limited impact

Lesotho is the black sheep amongst the member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). A nuisance. A pain in the butt. A bad rash that won’t go away.


SADC flexing its muscles will have limited impact

JUSTICE Dikgang Moseneke, who was recently appointed to mediate in Lesotho’s political crisis in its quest for stability, faces numerous challenges. At the core of the crisis is a culture


Our unsung heroines

OFTEN times we celebrate the achievements of women from all walks of life. However, when it comes to our very own heroines we know so little. Almost everyone in Lesotho