The Project – Pizza & Conversations

On Saturday 4th February, The Hub hosted the inaugural event of The Project, a new initiative founded by six young Basotho women: Tsebo Phakisi, Mats’eliso Mots’oane, Mpho Maema, ‘Masehlabaka ‘Mokose and Madingane Maliehe. The Project aims to provide a safe space for honest and open intergenerational conversations about feminism, sexuality and the complexities of beingContinue reading “The Project – Pizza & Conversations”

The Entrepreneurship Expo

On Thursday 17th November, The Hub volunteers spent the day at The Entrepreneurship Expo in Maseru. The event was organised by The Entrepreneurs Network (TEN), a platform of programs and initiatives aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship in Lesotho. The Expo featured a range of presentations, discussions and stalls where local entrepreneurs displayed their products and services.Continue reading “The Entrepreneurship Expo”

Winning WIR essay by Moiloa Maleshoane

Moiloa Maleshoane Form E MORIJA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL Women in Lesotho are very strong. Even if they are poor, they don’t easily give up. It is significant to say that women are to be cared for and respected in the whole world. ‘Mateboho Lerotholi, ‘Mareitumetse Mokhoro and ‘Makatleho Pitso captured my imagination, and showed meContinue reading “Winning WIR essay by Moiloa Maleshoane”

A secret history unraveled in the Giants Of Lesotho

Originally posted by Mail & Guardian Award-winning writer, Max Du Preez, transports listeners with a true story of wise men, warriors and an ideology that created the country of Lesotho. When thinking of Lesotho, a lot of things immediately spring to mind. In more recent times it has become a land shrouded in controversy. ButContinue reading “A secret history unraveled in the Giants Of Lesotho”

Cultivating African Voices

Originally posted by Mahala By Lineo Segoete September 5-7, 2014 saw the beginning of a revolution in the politically tense mountain kingdom of Lesotho, with the re-birth of Ba re e ne re literature festival. Ba re e ne re means: “They say it was said…” (The equivalent of “once upon a time…”), and theContinue reading “Cultivating African Voices”

Dams and archaeology in Lesotho

Metolong Authority and the Lesotho Heritage Network host discussion on how to build dams in Lesotho and save cultural heritage.  The Metolong Dam represents a major advance for Lesotho, not only because it will provide clean, treated water to so many people and businesses in the west of the country, but also because it hasContinue reading “Dams and archaeology in Lesotho”

Memories of Lesotho

Originally posted on Morija.co.ls By Khahliso Matela Watching an acrobatically leaping mountain eagle from the crest of yet another wetland on the Lesotho Highlands, I can swear Mokhotlong is where my insides were born. It has been over a year since that formidable confrontation with this massive land-mass, I was filming then; and the restlessContinue reading “Memories of Lesotho”

Cinema in the garden

Also posted on Morija.co.ls By Lineo Segoete Morija Arts and Cultural Festival 2013 held among it’s programs, a mini film festival called “Thru a Lens”. It was hosted in collaboration with Sesotho Media and Development and highlighted films by Basotho filmmakers; Tumelo Matobako, Kaizer Matsumunyane, Thabiso Mohapeloa and Philip Leteka. The project was a phenomenalContinue reading “Cinema in the garden”

The Forgotten Kingdom in Morija

As the sun sets on Saturday March 15, 2014 the amphitheatre at Morija Museum and Archives will host a screening of The Forgotten Kingdom (TFK), a feature film shot in Lesotho and South Africa. The event will be free and open to the public. Join us and see if you can recognise which scenes were filmed inContinue reading “The Forgotten Kingdom in Morija”

The irony of being a puppet

By Lineo Segoete French street artist Christophe Evette backed by a solid association with kindred artists in his circle, decided he would start a revolution through telling stories of his life, his country and those from around the world using puppets. Absurd as the idea may sound, in 1998 he and his companions conceived LesContinue reading “The irony of being a puppet”