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Thulaganyo Jankey
  • Education Results: From Sick Bed to Death Bed

    Then it was moved from the general ward onto the death bed. It is then that the powers that ought to be waded in to fire the proverbial salvos to whoever doesn’t have their own salvos.JC Results are out. Once more they continued the aggressive...

  • Welcome to the New Yerrrr

    So any unsolicited advice could well be seen as just another attempt by a columnist to pad up their importance and up their stock. I think as columnists we are duty-bound to augment the government’s effort to salve the wounds of the jaded...

  • Men, men and more misery

    We think women are harder to understand. One of the most frightening stats I have come across is that 25% of men are on medication for mental illness. That's scary. It means we have 75% running around untreated.The untreated are walking around...

  • World Cup: Prophets, African Teams and Rolls Royces

    Any prophet worth his pulpit must have that ‘I see’ moment. Thanks to social media we can pick these ‘I see’ moments through shared clips. Heaven bless the God of technology.This week I chanced upon one such video. A pastor was predicting the...

  • It’s December

    November is a precursor of all things exciting. The biggest thing about November is getting dividends from a Motshelo club. Officially this dividend is meant to buy Christmas food and clothing for kids.However, most if not a good part of it is...

  • Peacock Versus Pitbull: To Ban or Not To Ban

    For every positive there is a negative though – an oft ignored side. Some friends will stab you in the front – forget the back - and we tend to conveniently forget that.A pitbull is such a friend to man. You could be friends for quite a sustained...

  • State of the nation and dress

    This is an event where Members of Parliament (MPs) and very eminent executives make their way to Parliament to hear the President speak about how well or how sick the nation is in terms of the economy, health and how to deal with disorderly...

  • Of floods, collapsing bridges and suave suits

    • There is no need to panic.• We could all be killed. It is vitally important that one keeps abreast of the situation by turning on their television and watching TV reporters in rain slickers stand right next to a flood plain and telling...

  • Loadshedding is back

    When you start seeing memos heavily-laced with words like ‘load management’, just know that we are treading into that treacherous path of load shedding. Semantics and such smart, almost-deceptive words are usually used by cunning PR teams to...

  • How Facebook works

    I too bandwagoned and decided on selling pies to the hungry masses. I was also emboldened when the VP started talking about how SMMEs are important to the economy.When eminent people like the VP start talking like that, you have to adjust your...

  • When war happens

    The two then decided to use guns to come to an agreement. The one whose guns have the heaviest thump will essentially be the one whose thoughts, reasons and ideas will carry the day.This is what happens during a war. If your country loses the war...

  • Cry No More for Lesotho Elections

    This is to say when it comes to democracy no country is better.Phrases like ‘beacon of democracy’ are usually reserved for countries in Africa because people from Identifying Beacons of Democracy School believe democracy in Africa is as scarce as...

  • BTV is The Baws

    This was punted more times than I care to remember at the series of activations.By storm?! While this remains a moot point for the time being, what followed immediately was three days of intense water-tank-melting heat, at least in the city. There...

  • Independence mood dampened

    How apt and downright brash and trashy! Independence day signifies the day when we shed the yoke of imperialism.It is a great deal in Africa.That is why even though this happened in 1966, every year on September 30 we don’t go to work and cook meat...

  • The Queen’s Funeral: Queues and Presidential Bus

    The reason for this – the official reason – was that Internet is generally slow in their countries. So instead of improving Internet speed in their countries, their very smart solution was to travel to a country with faster Internet speed.The...

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