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“I Ate Pages from My Passport After Being Denied Food at Mohlomi Hospital”

26 February 2024 by Lerato Matheka  Est Read Time: 12 min(s) 19 sec(s) Listen to this article: Mohlomi Mental Hospital stands accused of abusing patients. Management promises to investigate abuse allegations. Credit: Newsday With each crinkle, *Reitumetse Mohai’s throat emitted a subdued, rasping noise as she swallowed pages of her passport. [...]

One Testicle, One Tragic End: Unravelling the Devastating Impact of Bullying in Lesotho

15 January 2024 by Limpho Sello  Est Read Time: 8 min(s) 17 sec(s) Sekake Mohale’s son, 17-year-old Potsane, committed suicide on 12 December 2023. He suffered from bullying-induced mental health. “He was left with only one testicle,” said Sekake Mohale, his voice breaking as he recounted the harrowing ordeal his 17-year-old [...]

From Facebook Post to Mental Health Movement: Nthati Phakoe’s Inspiring Journey

1 November 2023 by Pascalinah Kabi  It all began with a single Facebook post in 2012 when Nthati Phakoe shared her small daily victories over her psychotic breakdown and the various challenges she faced related to her mental health. Today, Nthati is the founder of the vibrant Tunasafiri movement, dedicated [...]

Basotho Women Key in Strive for Peace – Letooane

09 October 2023 by Teboho Lebesa  International Women’s Peace Group on Peace Committee chairperson, ‘Malejaka Letooane, and member, ‘Mantopi Lebofa, attended the Summit in South Korea in September 2023. Credit: IWPG According to 2018 Lesotho survey on violence against children and youth, one in seven women aged 18 years and older [...]