Music Video: Power/Control

From May 25-26, 2019 The Hub hosted Pheello Pj Makosholo for a workshop to shoot our first music video for ‘Power/Control’! The song was written during a workshop on song writing for change, led by Siphiwe Nzima Nts’ekhe, Meloh & O.G. S’killz. Participants were led on exercises on writing and performing, while examining issues around gender and patriarchy. BigContinue reading “Music Video: Power/Control”

Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change

From February 23-24, 2019, The Hub hosted a weekend workshop on song writing for change, led by Siphiwe Nzima Nts’ekhe, Meloh & O.G. S’killz. Participants were led on exercises on writing and performing, while examining issues around gender and abuse. The group wrote a song during the workshop, which will be recorded, and have a music video filmed forContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change”

#16Days concert with MIP

Huge thanks to Magic In Progress for supporting #16Days at The Hub with a concert on November 17, 2018! Magic In Progress (MIP) is a Maseru based hip hop collective, who have been supporting The Hub for several years with free performances and workshops. We are incredibly grateful for their support! The line up featured T-Mech, RMC, Kimberley, Stevey-E, RifleContinue reading “#16Days concert with MIP”

Round table discussion on gender with YALI

On Thursday July 27 2017, Hub volunteer Ts’episo Mahooe and Hub member Tsebo Makakole took part in a round table discussion on gender with Young African Leaders Initiative Network at The American Corner (State Library) in Maseru. This “opening up” session featured first hand experiences of men opening up and communicating their dilemmas, anxieties, vulnerabilities and other issues relatedContinue reading “Round table discussion on gender with YALI”

March Weekend Workshop: Women’s Rights & Gender Based Violence

The weekend workshop for March on Women’s Rights and Gender Based Violence wrapped up yesterday afternoon at The Hub. Over the two days Human Rights Lawyers Mats’eliso Khesa and Mpho Maema of Women’s Law Clinic broke down a number of issues facing communities in Lesotho. Founded by Advocate Mpho Maema in 2016, Women’s Law ClinicContinue reading “March Weekend Workshop: Women’s Rights & Gender Based Violence”

On The Project: Lineo Tsikoane

Originally posted on: https://love961.wordpress.com/2017/02/14/on-the-project-lineo-tsikoane/ This past Saturday my life changed again. I feel like it changes all the time, but well, why would it not? Everything else changes. At some point not so many days ago the sun used to set at 7:30pm, now not anymore. The sun now sets earlier, and it seems it missesContinue reading “On The Project: Lineo Tsikoane”

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”

Ready for 2017

The Hub has been back in action for a few weeks after a summer break. Job-Ready Fridays have featured a photography Skills Session, and Hub Talks by singer Leomile, and Kanono Thabane from Lesotho Council of NGOs. Some of the upcoming speakers are award winning actor Lebohang Ntsane, and entrepreneur/motivational speaker Nozipho Nonyana. We areContinue reading “Ready for 2017”

Teaching computer skills to LNCW students

Since March 8th 2016 (International Women’s Day), The Hub has been holding weekly computer skills training with students from the Morija chapter of Lesotho National Council of Women’s (LNCW) vocational schools. The group consists of 14 girls, many of whom are orphans or vulnerable youth. They study sewing for a period of two years. TheContinue reading “Teaching computer skills to LNCW students”

‘Mathabiso Mosala: 50 years of activism in Lesotho

Originally posted by Mail & Guardian By Leila Hall Eighty-three-year-old ‘Mathabiso Mosala lives in a bustling, chaotic part of Maseru. Her house is located on one of the city’s main roads, crowded with shops, pedestrians and heavy traffic. Street vendors line the pavement outside her gate, their shouts mingling with the incessant hooting of taxisContinue reading “‘Mathabiso Mosala: 50 years of activism in Lesotho”