Alcohol abuse is a national emergency and needs urgent attention

12 May 2024 - 00:00
By Barney Mthombothi

Venture into any black area, urban or rural, especially over weekends, and you’re likely to come across throngs of young people, some in their early teens, either living it up at impromptu parties, in shebeens or simply ambling up and down the street with a can or bottle of booze in hand, writes Barney Mthombothi.

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