Drug abuse

Experts weigh in on rampant drug abuse in the showbiz industry

2019 was the year that confirmed that drug abuse among artistes was rampant. There were several cases of artistes who were in and out of prison for abusing or trafficking drugs. Some artistes have been spotted indulging in drugs and excess alcohol consumption.  Some of them are still in...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 8:06am

First Lady tips young innovators on right choices

First Lady Jeannette Kagame Friday urged youth to make the right choices and avoid drug abuse adding that making the right decisions was a “principal pillar of Rwanda’s future”. The First Lady was addressing around 600 youth from across the country who gathered for the “...

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 1:18am

Kenya, UN to partner to curb rising cases of drug abuse

Kenya plans to partner with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in order to curb rising cases of drug abuse, officials said on Thursday. Julius Githiri, Chairman of state-owned National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA), told journalists in Nairobi that rapid...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:39am

Officials call for joint efforts to curb drug abuse

Drug abuse and illicit alcohol are considered to be some of the root causes of most violent crimes in society and there is a need for multi-sectoral approaches to fight them, officials have said According to officials, several investigations into cases of child abuse also linked suspects to have...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:11pm

When drug abuse becomes a threat to society

It is a Friday afternoon, around 3 pm when a team of journalists enter Isange Rehabilitation center, located in Ngoma Sector in Huye District in the Southern Province. Some patients are playing different games like table tennis, chess, and board game; while others are watching and listening to...

Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 12:56am