The misery of Mahapa

…Parliament says it doesn’t recognise his position.. MASERU – POLITICAL banter, hilarious as it is, sometimes belies serious issues. Take, for instance, the joke that Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s coalition

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Another innovation from NUL

ROMA – TIISO Ramadumane, a Research Assistant at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) has developed a remote sensing system measuring the liquid level in storage devices using a mobile phone.


Anger over Polihali compensation rates

PEKA – RESIDENTS set to lose land earmarked for the construction of Polihali Dam say they have been offered 68 cents for every square metre of their land, a figure they


When the mouth files for divorce

WE appreciate people who think before they talk because they make the world a better place. We tolerate those who talk before they think for this world is for everyone:


Cry, the beloved country

I am sitting down watching the timeless Alan Paton classic, Cry, the Beloved Country, with the Reverend Steven Khumalo played by the venerable James Earl Jones, and the farmer, the


Another gulf war – the first shots?

The men who carried out Saturday’s attack on the parade in Ahvaz, in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan, were well trained: four of them killed 25 people and wounded 70


The AD’s Achilles’ heel

ON January 7, 2017, the Alliance of Democrats (AD) delegates from all the 80 constituencies gathered at the Lesotho High School hall to unveil and inaugurate the party constitution and


Reckless rhetoric won’t stop gang war

TEMEKI Tšolo, Minister in Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s office, is in the eye of a storm after he allegedly ordered the police to kill criminals. Tšolo told a public gathering


Who is DCEO fooling?

COMMUNICATIONS Minister and Basotho National Party (BNP) leader Thesele ‘Maseribane must be over the moon. He is brandishing a Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) letter that says he

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Who judges the Judges?

THERE is a lot of sloganeering about judicial independence, about how threatened it is from executive interference, about threats to it and loud proclamations about the need to defend it.