SAA cabin crew arrested in Hong Kong for alleged drug trafficking

NEWS / 2 OCTOBER 2019, 12:41PM / BOTHO MOLOSANKWE Johannesburg – Two South African Airways (SAA) flight attendants have been arrested in Hong Kong after they were found with drugs believed to have a street value of about R45-million. One of them is believed to be part of the Presidential Crew who flew with President Cyril Ramaphosa to Geneva…

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S. Africa hosts global anti-drug conference

Xinhuanet Source: Xinhua| 2019-09-17 18:52:42|Editor: xuxin CAPE TOWN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) — The Interpol Global Drugs & Illicit Substances Trafficking Conference kicked off on Tuesday in Cape Town with the aim of pushing frontiers for effective global drug enforcement. About 400 delegates from Interpol’s 194 member countries will discuss ways to tackle growing drug trafficking,…

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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,…

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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…

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Drug mule Nolubabalo ‘Druglocks’ Nobanda makes onscreen appeal

Former Makhanda pupil hopes to raise awareness on drug trafficking victims incarcerated on foreign soil BY ZAMANDULO MALONDE – 05 August 2019 HeraldLIVE Convicted Makhanda drug mule Nolubabalo “Druglocks” Nobanda made her first public appearance virtually at Nelson Mandela University on Friday. In an exclusive video prerecorded in Thailand, where Nobanda, 31, is serving the…

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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…

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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…

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