Get me a Sugar Daddy now!

THE highlight of Uncle Tom’s press conference this week was his chitchat about sugar daddies whom he said should not run after young girls. He said old men should charm


Debunking colonial education

It was years ago when one learnt of the danger of using dog ears to mark a page. The reality is that this method of marking pages is harmful to


Drug-drug interactions

In a country like Lesotho where Pharmacovigilance is just a topic in a classroom setting, is there a possibility that the high morbidity and mortality rate in our nation is


Ministry out of touch with reality

One of my previous articles was titled, Lesotho: cry the beloved country. In that article I was lamenting the obvious ignorance that our government has displayed when it comes to


Lesotho’s bedroom coup

IT would appear that Prime Minister Thomas Thabane and his wife, ’Maesaiah Thabane, are married in Community of Property. The Community of Property seems to be simplest marital arrangement because


Battle over IEC posts

…Urgent application to block new commissioners… MASERU – A fierce legal battle is looming over the imminent appointment of commissioners to run the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). An investigation by

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Thabane bows to pressure

MASERU PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane has buckled under pressure after he lifted a controversial ban that blocked Lesotho’s wool and mohair farmers from selling their products outside the country. Thabane

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‘We’ve averted a crisis’

A few months ago, the National University of Lesotho (NUL)’s Senate warned that the university might have to shut down because of financial problems. The Senate said the government’s grant


I’m not working with Thabane: Metsing

THABA-BOSIU – THE Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader, Mothetjoa Metsing, has rejected charges that he wants to form a new coalition government with Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. Metsing made

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Judges say Thabane has no power to fire members

MASERU – THE High Court yesterday said Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has no right to fire members of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) as the party’s Constitution does not give