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Curbing drug abuse in South Africa's schools

June 19, 2024

In the Johannesburg suburb of Coronationville, drug and alcohol abuse among youths is rife, and the larger Gauteng Province has the highest number of drug rehabilitation admissions South Africa. The 77 Percent meets students and counselors, who with their own history of gang membership and drug abuse, are trying curb gang activities and addiction in schools across Gauteng.

Dianne Hawker DW Southern Africa correspondent