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A trail of destruction

Land degradation has left rural Basotho in danger of losing the very source of their livelihoods     Pascalinah Kabi MOHALE’S HOEK- Technologies for Economic Development (TED)—a local non-governmental organisation (NGO)…

Youthful farmer shows the way

Pascalinah Kabi He has been through the wringer in the few years he has been a commercial farmer but 34-year-old Hoaba Nkunyane is not a quitter. Mr Nkunyane says he did not resign from his lucrative job with the Lesotho…

Unique home gives children a chance

Pascalinah Kabi MAFETENG – With Basotho traditions slowly fading away like the rainbow after a heavy downpour, the Taiwanese-owners of a Mafeteng-based orphanage have warned against such decadence which they say eventually robs…

Girl4ce says no more suffering in silence

Pascalinah Kabi Peeking under a girl’s uniform using a mirror is one of the many pranks Basotho teenagers play at school despite the anger this elicits from their victims. This sickening ‘game’ has largely gone…

Changing lives one toilet at a time

Pascalinah Kabi He is frail and coughing incessantly, but 61-year-old Katse Mok’hena smiles broadly as he is told his Ventilated Improved Pit (VIP) toilet is now complete and ready for use. The facility is part of…

New TV show in the works

Mohalenyane Phakela AUDITIONS for a television drama series based on the life of King Moshoeshoe I are set to begin tomorrow. Produced by local firm, Landlocked Entertainment, auditions for the 26-episode drama series…

Storm brews in Mokhotlong

Pascalinah Kabi MOKHOTLONG–A storm is brewing in Mokhotlong with residents demanding their concerns to be addressed first before they could be displaced by phase two of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP). Public…

A vision of hope for needy communities

 Makhopotso Mothusi World Vision International is known for its unique approach to development issues, particularly those which seek to alleviate the suffering of less-fortunate members of society. A global Christian…

Lesotho caught napping

Pascalinah Kabi THIRTY years after Lesotho and South Africa signed the agreement on the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), an atmosphere of gloom and despondency continues to engulf the country with the Youth League Forum…