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Women using illicit drugs need support to get back on their feet

OPINION

Women who inject drugs are at an elevated risk of developing mental illnesses such as depression and becoming HIV positive.

Women using illicit drugs need support to get back on their feet

By Catherine Mwangi | 3 months ago

Police posted to end illegal gun, drug menace

Police posted to end illegal gun, drug menace

Three special police units have been deployed to Trans-Nzoia County to crack down on the sale of guns and illicit drugs.

By OSINDE OBARE | 8 years ago

War on drugs cannot be an empty charade

Prosecutions for offences involving drugs leave a lot to be desired. Two street-boys found on Kirinyaga Road, Nairobi, rolling up bhang joints and carrying less than one kilo of weed face charges of trafficking. Couriers caught at airport security with several kilos of heroin or other ‘Class A’ narcotics, as clear a case of trafficking as you can get, end up in court charged with a lesser crime: Possession.

| 11 years ago

From the jaws of death to giving hope

"Curiosity killed the cat," says Khalid Abdalla. After 11 years of using hard drugs, he would know. One puff while in Form One, to ‘find out the feeling’ got him hooked from his teenage to his late 20s.

| 11 years ago

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