2, 007,021

Two million, seven thousand and twenty one. This is Lesotho’s population as stated by the Bureau of Statistics’ 2016 census[i] – the first electronic census project to have been conducted in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region[ii]. As far as national populations go, it is not a big number and is placed as the …

Fine Lines

No, not wrinkles. Similar to that thin line between love and hate, this is in reference to the fine lines between ally and foe, provocation and retaliation; threat, and execution. The fine line between white and black. All plainly crossed on a global stage in the unfolding conflict instigated by the Russian Federation in the …

Blanket Men

“Bophelo lefats’eng ke ntoa”: a Sesotho adage which literally translates to “Life on earth is war”. This is especially true now as humanity is under siege by an invisible enemy, covid-19. It is a little over a year since the world was first introduced to this novel coronavirus. Despite an unfortunately nonchalant approach to this …