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Basotho fight climate change

Basotho fight climate change

RETHABILE MOHONO MASERU — At least 1,000 people are expected to attend the first-ever free of charge Earth Hour Festival at Baduza Family Park, Maseru Mall this Saturday. The festival, organised by a local company Khaya Holdings, is a Climate Change and Save Energy campaign meant to raise awareness about climate change and the annual [...]

Friday, March 27th, 2015 02:11 pm GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

‘Hamlet’ visits Roma

‘Hamlet’ visits Roma

LERATO MATHEKA MASERU — It is 500 years since Shakespeare’s death and 550 years since his birth yet his works are still used everywhere across the world and the author’s theatre group — the Globe Theatre — is carrying his spirit around the world performing the amazingly intriguing play Hamlet. The London-based group will be [...]

Friday, March 27th, 2015 02:07 pm GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Francophone fest starts off on a high note

Francophone fest starts off on a high note

RETHABILE MOHONO MASERU – The annual Francophonie festival kicked off on a high note featuring famo music which went head-to-head with French accordion music last week Thursday. Dubbed the Franco-Congolese night, the event proved to be a beautiful synthesis of cultures for revellers. Featuring local famo sensation Hatlane and a French and Congolese duo Vivian [...]

Friday, March 27th, 2015 02:02 pm GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Lethunya to focus on business side of music

Lethunya to focus on business side of music

LERATO MATHEKA MASERU — When others take the step of releasing a full-length album out of confidence of their fame in the market, local hip hop star, KI Lethunya takes a totally different turn. The muso, who only has a mixtape under his belt, revealed to Public Eye he is dropping his first and last [...]

Friday, March 27th, 2015 01:38 pm GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

‘Madagscar clings to past traditions’

‘Madagscar clings to past traditions’

      RETHABILE MOHONO MASERU — While the world strives to promote education, the island of Madagascar is still largely trapped in the beauty of nature and ancestral ways of life, this was revealed in a presentation on cultural diversity appreciation on Monday. The presentation by Haingonirina Rasolofomalala was part of the ongoing Francophone [...]

Friday, March 27th, 2015 01:33 pm GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Bad weather fails to dampen Moshoeshoe I party

Bad weather fails to dampen Moshoeshoe I party

RETHABILE MOHONO MASERU – The fifth annual Moshoeshoe I commemoration party was almost ruined by harsh weather and electrical power cuts, but the spirit for which the day is celebrated prevailed and the gig took off. The party, held at the Baduza Family Park, Pioneer Mall, also started four hours late due to the park’s [...]

Friday, March 20th, 2015 11:48 am GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Young women speak through art

Young women speak through art

Mordekai +pics in pics folder LM khatebe RETHABILE MOHONO MASERU – The ability to communicate, express emotions or speak beyond words has proved to be the swivel of a Machabeng International College female trio’s efforts to take on the male-dominated field of art. Mpho Sephelane, Nthabiseng Mphaka and Nkone Chaka have made the aesthetic touch, [...]

Friday, March 20th, 2015 11:45 am GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Local hip hop hit stirs SA festival

Local hip hop hit stirs SA festival

LERATO MATHEKA MASERU — Boshoa Botšoere’s single Khutso ka Khotla, released last year, is battling to make a mark in the Ninth annual Back to the City festival. The festival, which is regarded as a top hip hop gathering in Africa, features different types of urban artistes ranging from musicians to poets, graffiti artistes to [...]

Friday, March 20th, 2015 11:42 am GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Prolific theatre group working on another film

Prolific theatre group working on another film

LERATO MATHEKA MASERU — Following the release of their much acclaimed debut film, Bocha ke Palesa – which scooped the Best Amateur Drama award at the Lesotho Film Festival – the Basotho Intelligent and Theatre Group is already working on a new film, The Blessing in Disgust. Speaking to Public Eye, the founder of the [...]

Friday, March 20th, 2015 11:38 am GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

South Africa recognises Jiji F’s talent

South Africa recognises Jiji F’s talent

RETHABILE MOHONO MASERU — After a stunning debut performance at Kitcheners, Johannesburg, South Africa, local rapper Jiji F left a mark that saw him being booked again. The rapper is billed to perform at the club tomorrow at a themed party Come Back Kid show as the only performing artiste. He is billed alongside different [...]

Friday, March 13th, 2015 11:03 am GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »