Kim Kardashian Enlists Former Inmate Alice Johnson as SKIMS Model
07 September 2019 | 10:08 am
64-year-old Alice Marie Johnson was granted clemency in June of last year. She was previously serving a life sentence for drug trafficking.
24 May 2021
The singer for Italy's Eurovision Song Contest winning rockers Maneskin will take a voluntary drug test after denying speculation that he was snorting cocaine during the broadcast.
24 May 2021
NDLEA intercepts N8billion cocaine, arrests Brazilian based drug kingpin at Lagos airport, and seizes $24,500 offered as a bribe to compromise an investigation.
2 Jun 2021
The online retail giant has pledged to stop testing most potential employees for marijuana use in the United States. Amazon has also given its support to the federal legalization of marijuana.
5 Jun 2021
The drug aducanumab could be approved in the US and EU soon. It effectively combats the amyloid beta plaques in the brain that are indicative of Alzheimer's disease. But does it also slow down memory loss?
24 Jun 2021
The pandemic, which has pushed millions into poverty and unemployment worldwide, has also led more people to drug use, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has warned. Low-income countries are at highest risk.
28 Jun 2021
The bullet-ridden bodies of the cartel members were discovered in the north-central state of Zacatecas. Earlier this week, two missing police officers were found hanging from a bridge in the same area.
18 Jul 2021
Her friends and family tell her to pack up and flee Afghanistan without waiting for the possible return of the Taliban, but sitting on a terrace, smoking a cigarette, Laila Haidari - founder of a rehabilitation centre for drug addicts - is determined to stay.
25 Jul 2021
The remains of Filipinos killed in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war are starting to be exhumed as the leases on their graves expire and poor families struggle to renew the contracts.
24 Aug 2021
Moments before tying the knot, a suspected member of the 'Clan del Golfo' drug cartel is arrested at his wedding in a church in Antioquia, Colombia. Luis Daniel Santana, alias 'Machete', has been wanted by authorities since 2017 and had allegedly been avoiding them in the mountains of Antioquia, but intelligence officers determined that the 24-year-old would come out of hiding to attend his wedding.
1 Sep 2021
August 30 marks International Day of the Disappeared. In Mexico, thousands of people vanish every year. Relatives and human rights activists accuse the state of failing to act.
23 Sep 2021
The suspects reportedly forced children as young as 10 to take money from drug buyers. The authorities also arrested several women with Mafia links.
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Last month, Giorgia Meloni, the president of the far-right Brothers of Italy party, strongly criticised EU defence policy, claiming that no country is meeting its defence spending commitments. FRANCE 24's Georgina Robertson and Sophie Samaille look at some defence spending figures to debunk this claim.
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A Nigerian activist who as a child walked for miles in the search for water has spoken to FRANCE 24 about that injustice and how it inspired him to take action. As a young adult, Wilson Atumeyi set up the NGO WaterWide, which aims to provide clean water supplies to all. He joined us for Perspective to tell us more about fighting against corruption to achieve his goals and the role that young people can play.
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With a smile that could make anyone swoon and bright blonde low-cut hair that captures the hearts of many, Nancy Isime provides an insight into what it was like to embody TV’s next favourite character, Kemi.
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A Gambian man accused of belonging to a death squad appeared in court in Germany on Monday facing charges of crimes against humanity. The suspect is also accused of murder and attempted murder as part of a group that assassinated opponents of dictator Yahya Jammeh.