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The problem with our MPs

I love newspapers. I read and collect any newspaper that I come across, whether South African or international. I always try to read most of the local newspaper to catch

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Politicians are cut from the same cloth

There are very few differences in how Lesotho’s politicians conduct themselves and how they conduct their business. In fact our politicians are so similar that I can boldly say “Bapolotiki

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We miss Mosisili’s steadying hand

Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is unfit to hold office. A Prime Minister is supposed to be fundamentally fit — intellectually, morally, temperamentally, and psychologically to hold office. For me, that

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The poetry of Dylan Thomas

It may be that some words by a poet long ago read actually do make sense viewed from the perspective of a pandemic we are now in the throngs of.

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It’s time to bond

YEH, the lockdown has come. It’s serious business. It’s necessary to protect our people. Its impact on the economy will be huge but that can be sorted later when the crisis

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Dealing with a pandemic

The understanding of epidemiology as a branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease needs one to focus on the understanding of diseases prevalent among a

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Get Basotho back into agriculture

In an ideal situation, commercial agriculture should be the biggest employer and one of the biggest contributors to Lesotho’s GDP. However, the sector has been neglected to a state of

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Food for thought

Over the next four weeks I am going to write about cooking and eating out; this might seem indulgent, but I hope what I’m saying will amuse and that readers

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‘Listen to me, dammit’

Don’t be alarmed, readers, the title isn’t me talking, but an imaginary character, male or female, who wants to hold forth and who isn’t prepared to listen to what anyone

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Pick the fallen fruits first

There is clear and visible evidence that the root cause of Lesotho’s problems is the politics more especially the calibre and quality of our politicians. The biggest weakness with our