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Don’t disrupt Niger’s balancing act

Europe must tread carefully or risk fuelling militancy and migration

Witness says El Chapo tried to kill him four times

Miguel Angel 'El Gordo' Martinez worked for Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman in the Sinaloa cartel as a drugs big-wig in Mexico City

6 police officers assaulted, gunshots fired during Vanderbijlpark raid

Police are investigating a case of murder, attempted murder and assault after raiding a suspected drug den.

On the road with heroin smugglers

After meeting a Tanzanian stowaway, Sean Christie gets caught up in a hair-raising heroin run from Dar es Salaam to Cape Town.

Iran hangs 10 drug traffickers

Iran has executed 10 drug traffickers in a prison in Tehran, says a statement on the website of the prosecutor's office.

Sheryl’s partner in crime to appeal against drug conviction

Sheryl Cwele's partner in crime, Frank Nabolisa, has filed papers in the ConCourt, requesting leave to appeal against his conviction for drug dealing.

Emails sealed Sheryl Cwele’s fate

Correspondence shows that Sheryl Cwele clearly knew about the plans to bring drugs into South Africa, writes Glynnis Underhill.

Sheryl Cwele’s appeal gives mule new hope

The mother of drug mule Tessa Beetge hopes the court will uphold Sheryl Cwele's conviction so her daughter might be freed from a Brazil jail sooner.

‘I’d do it over and over again’

Tessa Beetge.s mother now wants her daughter's sentence reduced following the conviction of Sheryl Cwele.

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