Portrait of a druggie

Staff Writer LAWRENCE SERETSE chats with Jimmy (not his real name), an ex-cocaine cowboy who never imagined that at the age of 31 he could be fully rehabilitated from his use of addictive narcotic drugs.


He keeps looking over the frame of his dark glasses and turning to look over his shoulder, as if looking out for someone. His image is that of a dog-tired young man in need of a fresh hair cut. His ‘When Metallica Ruled The World’ pullover is threadbare, the motif barely noticeable.

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Our queen: Bring home the crown

Well-wishers gathered at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to bid our queen farewell and wish her success as she joins other beauties from around the globe for the coveted crown. Competing in such events is nerve-wracking, and one needs to be fully prepared to stand a chance of making it as a finalist.It is not just about physical fitness; mental state matters too. Unfortunately, sometimes our queens end up facing such fierce...

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