Articles tagged 'drug abuse'

Soul Jah Love goes beserk, assaults wife Bounty Lisa 18 January 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall star Soul Jah Love went berserk on Tuesday and assaulted his wife Bounty Lisa, alleging she had been impregnated by a city drug dealer. Bounty Lisa, who is nursing injuries on her face and elsewhere on her body, told the Daily News at her father's home in Kuwadzana 5,Hara...
Decriminalise drug abuse, government told 13 December 2017 HARARE - A Local civic group has set the cat among the pigeons by challenging government to decriminalise drug abuse and spare jail those found transgressing the law prohibiting such conduct. Instead, government and the legislature should view drug abuse as a health problem rather than a crime...
College drug abuse reaches epidemic levels 19 July 2016 MUTARE - Drug abuse has reached alarming proportions at the country’s tertiary institutions with many students developing mental disorders that are forcing some out of college, a local Christian non-governmental organisation (NGO) has revealed. Speaking during a clean-up campaign of the easter...
1,3 million Zimbabweans mentally-ill: Govt 28 January 2015 HARARE - Health minister David Parirenyatwa has said economic hardships coupled with drug abuse has significantly contributed to the increase in Zimbabweans suffering from mental disorders. An estimated 1, 3 million Zimbabweans have some form of mental illness, according to government data. ...
Drug-induced mental illness cases on the rise 6 July 2014 HARARE - A youth staggers on the streets, his vision blurred by the ecstasy effect of intoxicating drugs. “I am high” — is a phrase that sounds trendy among the youths, but bears hefty consequences which have wreaked havoc in the society. The cherubic youth has actually adopted the name “Dr...
Drug abuse cause for concern 24 June 2014 HARARE - Drug abuse is a sign of a troubled and a hopeless life. As reported elsewhere in this paper, the police, by their own admission, are grappling with ever increasing cases of abuse, chiefly among them, in Harare which has maintained a disturbing surge. Zimbabwe, and indeed security a...