INSIDE STORY OF SOUTH AFRICA DRUG CARTELS

Published on September 7, 2019 By ISIOMA MADIKE from the New Telegraph A growing drug epidemic appears to be silently taking over cities and towns in South Africa. The country seems to have become a key player in global drug distribution with many alleging that Nigerian dealers dominate the trade in recent times. ISIOMA MADIKE,…

Goswami’s SA mandrax secrets

2019-08-15 11:52 Caryn Dolley – News24 Convicted druglord Vicky Goswami was synonymous with suspected high-level mandrax deals in the 1990s and was publicly associated with prominent local figures – most notably football boss Irvin Khoza. Goswami fled South Africa in 1995 after the disappearance and suspected murder of Soweto socialite-cum-drug dealer Rocks Dlamini. He surfaced…

Call for SA prisoners to do time at home

NEWS / 29 DECEMBER 2018, 3:00PM / DUNCAN GUY Durban – Activist Pat Gerber hopes that the New Year will bring about the signing of a policy enabling South African prisoners serving sentences in other countries to do their time back home. “They have drafted the policy document. It has been lying around in Cabinet…

KZN drug mules’ families shocked by allegations

NEWS / 7 DECEMBER 2018, 1:00PM / THAMI MAGUBANE Durban – The families of the three Durban women arrested in Miami in the US on allegations of drug dealing are struggling to understand how their children got involved in smuggling. Londiwe Shange, 27, Wandile Mhlongo, 29, and Thembeka Sokhulu, 36, all from Durban, were arrested…

KZN women implicated in MSC Cruises drug raid

6 December 2018, 10:50am / Chanelle Lutchman and Nadia Khan Durban – Four South African women employed as crew for MSC Cruises have been arrested for allegedly smuggling cocaine to Miami, in the US. According to a report in the Miami Herald, US Customs and Border Protection found six crew members with 7kg of cocaine…

Mpumalanga woman jailed in Turkey for alleged drug trafficking

South Africa 4.12.2018 10:24 am Richard Nkosi Busisiwe Manesseh Ndlovu was well-known in the Emjindini community and the news came as a shock to her family. A local woman was arrested in Istanbul, Turkey, for allegedly trafficking drugs. The department of international relations and cooperation (Dirco) has confirmed 43-year-old Busisiwe Manesseh Ndlovu’s arrest. Spokesperson Ndivhuwo…