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Ntate Majoro’s first tasks….

NEVER in my life had I ever thought I would live to see this moment. A moment in which our two political behemoths would realise the need to come together and work for the good of Basotho. A moment in which Mantlharunye tenure would be…

COVID-19 and the M500 million moolah

Greetings to you all fellow Basotho and any others from wherever who are locked down with us.  How is your house imprisonment? How is life without football, without excursions to Bar One, and without escapades to the nyatsis? To be…

Motsoahae: The master political technician

YOU have to give it to Ntate Motsoahae. The old codger is a shrewd political operator.  He knows his political stuff and how to outfox opponents. All along, Ntate Motsoahae has duped all and sundry into believing that he is resigning or…

Where do I turn to now?

Scrutator is angry. Really angry. I sold four sheep, two goats and six chicken to the person who was given a contract to cater for His Majesty’s 56th birthday. I also sold 10 chickens, one goat and two sheep to a company awarded a tender to…

Who will guard the guards?

STRANGE things routinely occur in this majestic kingdom of His Majesty. Two recent incidents have particularly caught Scrutator’s eye. Two army officers, who were supposed to be very serious on duty or at least look serious at the…

Futility of a Mokhothuless GNU

I am informed by my Editor that Ntate Mothetjoa Metsing has taken serious umbrage with my comments about him last week. For those among us who have just returned from the mountains, or from cloud cuckoo land, I commented extensively in…

Of Banana Juice and Mothetjoa Metsing

Generally, most businessmen are like chameleons. They change their skins regularly. They blow with the wind in any direction it goes as long as it leads them to their moolah. If the ABC is in power, you see them clad in bright yellow. As…

Let’s just have ABC-T and ABC-M

AFRICA is mourning the passing-on of its grand old grandpa of politics, one Robert Gabriel Mugabe.  Mugabe died in Singapore at the ripe old age of 112, one of the oldest citizens of the world.  Robert Mugabe apparently hated old…

Open Letter to Ntate Molibeli

Dear Ntate Molibeli I greet you in the name of love, peace and harmony. I also hope I find you well and in good shape. As the head of an institution that is supposed to protect us, you surely must always keep fit.  So I hope you do jog…