Category Archives: Entertainment

Black Panther empowers African-Americans, women

Black Panther empowers African-Americans, women

Wearing a Zulu headband, a Xhosa necklace, and a Basotho blanket with a Ndebele pin, Veli Thipe walked into Forum 8 for a showing of Black Panther. Each accessory represented a tribe that was featured in the record-breaking Marvel movie that hit theaters earlier this month. Thipe is a Fulbright exchange student from South Africa who is getting his doctorate ...

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‘Pitiki’ launched as public service game

‘Pitiki’ launched as public service game

The Ministers of Public Service and Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation (MGYSR) on Friday launched Pitiki as a public service game. The event attended by women from various government Ministries including those occupying high positions became well received and drew the attendance of guest speakers from some of the local radio stations. The pioneer launch among others serves to ...

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Skolopad ‘moved’ from restaurant over leather shorts

Skolopad ‘moved’ from restaurant over leather shorts

South African entertainer Skolopad was left “disappointed” after she was asked to eat her breakfast outside due to her “inappropriate” outfit at Avani Hotel. The musician told TshisaLIVE that she was disappointed by the way she was treated at the hotel’s restaurant over the black leather shorts she was wearing. Skolopad checked into the hotel after a night out on ...

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Multitudes witness PM’s marriage

Multitudes witness PM’s marriage

The Prime Minister (PM) Thomas Thabane celebrated his marriage to Mrs. ‘Maesaih Thabane at the fully packed Setsoto Stadium on Sunday. The couple exchanged their wedding vows with the guidance of the Roman Catholic Church (RCC) Cathedral Administrator, Reverend Father (Rev. Fr.) Molefi Ramosoeu. At the occasion, Reverend Father (Rev. Fr.) Gabriel Lehloka said love and respect should be the ...

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Collaboration without dancing: dare to listen

Collaboration without dancing: dare to listen

Lesotho-based electronic musician Morena Leraba just released a collaborative single with South Africa’s DJ Spoko and Andre Geldenhuy. Titled Shongo Foo, the single is carried by robust percussion, including bongo drums and a skittering rhythm, courtesy of DJ Spoko and Andre Geldenhuy. The song’s title came from DJ Spoko, and it means “to floss” in Spoko’s hometown Atteridgeville slang. Morena Leraba’s music is inspired by the traditional genre from ...

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SOS to celebrate African Child Day

SOS to celebrate African Child Day

The SOS Children’s Village in Moyeni has organised the African Child Day celebrations to be held at the Holy Trinity High School Hall next week Thursday. The African Child Day will be commemorated on the theme ”2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development for Children in Africa: Accelerating protection, empowerment, and Equal Opportunity”. African Child Day is celebrated annually on June 16th. ...

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Sbongile dreams big

Sbongile dreams big

Recognizing the local talent and supporting artists to pursue their talent is the right way to boost the music industry. This was said one the Mokhotlong rising stars of Sesotho Hip-hop music singer Sbongile Motleleng during an interview with LENA. Motleleng who is aged 22 started music career way back in 2008 while in primary school said talent is found ...

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June 21 is Yoga international day

June 21 is Yoga international day

The Honorary Consul of India to Lesotho in collaboration with the Indian Association of Lesotho (IAL) have organised to commemorate International Day of Yoga on Sunday. This according to a statement issued by the Association President, Mr. Biju Korah is an annual commemoration of June 21 fo which the public is invited to witness and enjoy and added that the ...

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Artists voice expectations from new government

Artists voice expectations from new government

Artists engaged in creative industries or handicrafts are requesting the newly in-coming government to find reliable market for products made by Basotho to enable them to address their socio-economic problems. One of the Artists, Mr. Edward Tikiso, a local Mosotho who resides at Ha Thetsane in Maseru and has been engaged in creative industries for five years now said there ...

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Music copyright breaker sentenced for five years

Music copyright breaker sentenced for five years

The Maseru Magistrate Court has on Monday slapped a 37-year-old Tankiso Thamae of Sehlabeng-sa-thuathe with a five year jail term or pay a fine of M12,000.00 for contravening Copyright Order of 1998. The court however suspended four years or M11,000.00 of the fine on condition that he does not commit similar crime over that time. Thamae was charged and convicted ...

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