April 2018

NUL INNOVATION FUND: THIS IS IT!

Finally! We are not just talking innovation. We are living it! Thanks to the National University of Lesotho Innovation Fund (NULIF)!

This is it! www.nulif.org.ls.

For the first time, you, every one of you, can now contribute directly to the NUL innovation efforts by putting your money into the fund, from as little as M2. 00, wherever you are!

You can use SMS, M-Pesa, Ecocash, Stop Order, Direct Bank Deposits, Electronic Bank Transfer (EFT), Debit Card and Credit Card.

NUL STUDENT SCOOPS M45, 000 DURING NULYEFA-BEDCO PITCH COMPETITION!

She, Libuseng Visser, a student at the National University of Lesotho (NUL), had a Dream. And she saw it come true when she was awarded a first price in a competition run by NUL Youth Economic Freedom Association - NULYEFA and funded by BEDCO held at the NUL last Friday. 

What was the DREAM? "I am starting a business in which I use waste paper, turning it into pencils," said a beaming Libuseng Visser even as she subdued a male dominated body of fiery NUL and NUL-IEMS pitchers to scoop the first price. 

NUL'S FEARSOME FOURSOME WIN HACKATHON COMPETITION-AGAIN!

The National University of Lesotho (NUL)'s fierce coders, Kabelo Ramaboli, Nyakallo Moleko, Kabelo Lekhatla, Tankiso Kolobe , the fearsome foursome, won a prize in the just completed Hackathon Competition.

Their ingenious electronic system, Bundle-Up, will make it easy for local farmers to sell in bulk, even when they produce in small quantities by bundling up!

What a brilliant idea!

SOTHO FOLKTALES TOLD IN MOVING DIGITAL CARTOONS BY NUL STUDENT

The National University of Lesotho (NUL) student, Mpho Sesiu, is reinventing Sotho folktales (Lits’omo tsa Basotho) to suit the 21st century reality by telling them in video cartoons.

So some of those who went to the mighty NUL Expo in January at the Pioneer Mall met an unexpected treat— a DVD containing just one Sotho folk-tale, “Mokoko le Phakoe,” by Mpho Sesiu. The few DVDs she displayed there were swept by captivated buyers within a blink of an eye. 

“I was taken by surprise,” Mpho said.

EVALUATION OF CHENOPODIUM ALBUM LINN. CRUDE METHALONIC LEAF EXTRACT FOR CENTRAL ANTINOCICEPTIVE ACTIVITY IN ALBINO MICE USING THE HOT PLATE TEST

International Journal of Sciences, volume 6, June 2017.

Sibusisiwe Magama, Asita Okorie Asita, Department of Biology, National University of Lesotho, P.O. Roma 180 Maseru, Lesotho, Southern Africa.

ABSTRACT: 

15 QUESTIONS ABOUT NUL'S PROPOSED SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING ANSWERED

The National University of Lesotho (NUL) community is once again celebrating! This time, it's on the news that, finally, the School in the Roma Valley, along with the Government of Lesotho, is eyeing a School of Engineering. So we sat down with Dr Leboli Zak Thamae, NUL's Electronics Engineer who coordinates the project, to inquire. 

Q1: So what is this engineering after all?