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Child marriage the stubborn vice in our midst

’MATHATISI SEBUSI

MASERU – ’Mathabo* a 19-year-old housewife and mother to two boys’ life has assumed a humdrum routine for almost four years since her family married her off to an older man in the village.

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Plight of boy children forced out of school

’MATHATISI SEBUSI

MASERU - More often than not, working as a herd boy is perceived as one of the most menial forms of employment associated with poor, illiterate men and boys.

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Social media puts marriages on litmus test

RAY MUNGOSHI

MASERU – The explosion of the digital age in the last decade is putting many marriages and relationships through the litmus test of fidelity.

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Unskilled domestic workers suffer in silence

’MATHATISI SEBUSI

MASERU – After her husband passed on five years ago, ’Malefu Matšosa’s life took a turn for the worse forcing her to take a job as a domestic worker.

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Gambling addiction takes toll as economy bites

SEBABATSO CHAKELA AND ’MAPALO NKHELOANE

MASERU - More and more betting outlets are sprouting, replacing food outlets in downtown Maseru as the unemployment rate rises and poverty deepens.

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Call to legalise the ‘green’ diamond of Mapoteng

KABELO MASOABI

BEREA – In the dense veld of Mapoteng, marijuana remains an indispensable element of families among the indigenes who from one generation to another, have supplemented their livelihood by growing and trading in the illegal weed.