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Cocaine confiscated at OR Tambo Airport

South African Revenue Service (SARS) officials have confiscated over R7 million worth of cocaine in a bag at OR Tambo International Airport...

French customs seize record 2.25 tonnes of cocaine off Martinique

French customs officers seized 2.25 tonnes of cocaine, their biggest ever haul, in a raid on a yacht off Martinique, the Finance...

Two Ghanaians in court over 6 tonne cocaine bust

Two Ghanaian businessmen appeared in court in Accra on Wednesday accused of conspiring to import nearly 6 tonnes of cocaine from Bolivia,...

Guinea-Bissau’s ex-navy chief pleads guilty in U.S. drug case

Guinea-Bissau's former navy chief, captured in a high-profile drug sting on the West African coast, has secretly pleaded guilty ahead of a...

Five plead guilty after cocaine ship is seized in Ghana waters

Four citizens of Guyana and one Ghanaian pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to the seizure of a ship carrying tens...

Gambia jails eight foreigners for 50 years for drugs

A court in Gambia jailed eight foreign nationals for 50 years each for trying to traffic 2.1 tonnes of cocaine into Europe,...

W African cocaine use rises along smuggling routes

West Africans are consuming more of the drugs trafficked between South America and Europe, raising the spectre of rising crime and health...

Cwele embarrassed as wife sits in jail

Minister of State Security Siyabonga Cwele (pictured) has been embarrassed by the arrest of his wife on drug dealing charges. Sheryl Cwele...