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A tribute to a true soldier

When Moshoeshoe Fako’s mother heard that her son had joined the military in late 1986, she burst into tears and wept. Her mother could not understand why her son, who at the time was only 16 and was still just a small boy, would risk his life by joining the army. A few months earlier in January 1986, the army, led by Major General Metsing Lekhanya, had overthrown the then Prime Minister Leabua Jonathan.

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