Sad! Popular Tanzanian female singer wasting away from alcohol

Sad! Popular Tanzanian female singer wasting away from alcohol

- Popular Tanzanian singer who featured in Diamond's hit song Nitarejea has admitted to be an alcoholic battling with addiction

- The singer, Hawa, has been battling with alcohol and tobacco addiction and is slowly wasting away

The once hit maker is now a shell of her former self, and is now single after her husband left her mour months into marriage.

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The two tied the knot two years ago, but her husband walked away only four months into the marriage without a word.

" Since leaving me behind, I have never seen him! My husband's absence made depression creep up, pushing me into consuming more and more alcohol; smoking more tobacco sticks, I was waiting on him to return. I had no money to buy expensive alcohol. I therefore, resorted to cheap liquor," she said.

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Sad! Popular Tanzanian female singer wasting away from alcohol

Hawa with her husband during the happy times Photo: Courtesy

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She revealed the painful during an interview with Global publishers and pleaded for rehabilitation.

"Throughout the stages of depression that i have gone through, I have lost some acumen in music. But I hope after treatment, I would reclaim my position in the music industry," she added.

Sad! Popular Tanzanian female singer wasting away from alcohol

Hawa has been reduced into a shell of her former self

Hawa's case is similar to Tanzania's songstress Ray C who has suffered a series of lapses with drug addiction, but has since been rehabilitated.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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