Fighting disasters in the era of neoliberalism

FOR countries such as ours, the outbreakof the Coronavirus has further exposed thebankruptcy of neo-liberalism and its advocacyfor a ‘small state’, capable only of lookingafter the security and welfare of


We’ve a lot to learn from Botswana

WHILST growing up in a villagenamed Ha Sekepe in Mazenod,there wasn’t really much to do besidesimprovised games here andthere. However the highlight of theday was a visit to the Post


The wrong signal

LESOTHO’S coalition government this week announcedit was going to implement a process that would result in“the dignifi ed, graceful and secure retirement” of PrimeMinister Thomas Thabane. That process, we were


Senkatana- Part 1

SOME weeks ago I reviewed two volumes inthe African Pulse series, a groundbreakingproject by Oxford University Press givingus new translations into English of classicsouthern African literature. I reviewed the poetry


The tale of a dead donkey

ONCE again, we have pushed the frontiers of mediocrity. Not even the Covid-19 crisis gripping the world could stop Lesotho from stealing the limelight. We have lived up to our


Bantu tackle Basutoland Ink over brand

MASERU-The top brass of Econet Premier League giants Bantu is set to meet with Basutoland Ink management on Thursday to discuss the apparel company’s unsolicited use of Bantu’s brand on


We’ll turn the corner, says Rammoneng

MASERU-Lioli midfielder Mohau Rammoneng is confident ‘Tse Nala’ will return to form and challenge for Econet Premier League honours next season. The Teyateyaneng giants endured a disappointing 2019/20 campaign before


Lefa extends suspension

MASERU-Football’s governing body in the country, the Lesotho Football Association (LeFA), says all football will remain suspended until at least May 6. LeFA made the announcement in a statement released


Boxing official commits suicide

MASERU-The Lesotho Boxing Association (LEBA) is mourning the death of executive committee member Jerry Liefo who took his own life last week at his home in Khubetsoana.Liefo was 33 and


Teachers want schools opened in August

MASERU-TEACHERS’ associations and the Ministry of Education are on a collision course over when schools will re-open after the lockdown.The teachers’ unions want schools to be reopened in August while