The Hub’s film crew is growing

The current unemployment rate in Lesotho averages 28%, with youth unemployment at an estimated 38%. With projects like film making and photography, The Hub aims to capacitate young people with digital media skills that will help them to pursue employment and entrepreneurship opportunities. The Hub’s film crew has started shooting a short film based onContinue reading “The Hub’s film crew is growing”

The Hub at #BareLitFest2016

On Saturday 10th December, a group of seventeen members and volunteers of The Hub travelled to Maseru to spend the day at the 2016 Ba re e ne re Literature Festival. We had a wonderful day of listening to inspiring talks and discussions. We also had the chance to meet writers and guest speakers fromContinue reading “The Hub at #BareLitFest2016”

WordPower @ The Hub

WordPower is a new literacy program launching at The Hub in September 2016. Participants of the program will meet once a week to read and discuss fiction, poetry and plays by writers from around the world, and will be engaged in writing exercises that will encourage creative and personal expression. The aim of the programContinue reading “WordPower @ The Hub”

Online Exhibition

In May 2015, the Alliance Française de Maseru hosted the exhibition Women in Resistance (WIR) by French photographer Pierre-Yves Ginet. Twelve photographic portraits and written profiles of Basotho women sponsored by Vodacom Lesotho Foundation were displayed alongside Pierre-Yves Ginet’s work. In November 2015, the twelve portraits moved to the Morija Museum and Archives (MMA), whereContinue reading “Online Exhibition”

The Women In Resistance exhibition is up!

The Women In Resistance exhibition is up! Officially opening tomorrow, Wednesday March 30 at Morija Museum & Archives. In February, eleven members of The Hub were trained in the basics of portrait photography and journalistic writing. They worked in pairs to photograph and interview six inspiring women in Morija. These six profiles have now beenContinue reading “The Women In Resistance exhibition is up!”

Ba re e ne re: Reigniting Lesotho’s literary culture

Originally posted by Mail & Guardian: Voices of Africa By Leila Hall Lesotho is an interesting place to be in at the moment. At the end of August, we made headlines worldwide, unfortunately for the wrong reasons. The news had nothing to do with the country’s many unique and positive qualities. There was no mentionContinue reading “Ba re e ne re: Reigniting Lesotho’s literary culture”

Ba Re E Nere Literature Festival

Ba re e nere was first dreamt up by Liepollo Rantekoa to promote the culture of reading/writing and the arts in Lesotho. Ba re e nere Literature Festival took shape in March 2011 as a month-long series of weekly events dedicated to topics of arts and literature. Liepollo brought her vision to life through anContinue reading “Ba Re E Nere Literature Festival”

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”

Sesotho: A beautiful art.

By Lineo Segoete Before I go any further may I just say, I acknowledge the irony of this writing considering the language in which it is crafted; nevertheless I will continue and express my thought. I love Sesotho! This is not breaking news I know but please hear me out. Sesotho is a very potentContinue reading “Sesotho: A beautiful art.”