Tag: East Africa

How sea-based drug trade undermines democracy

How sea-based drug trade undermines democracy

NBE Blog
The east African coast plays an increasingly significant role in the global heroin trade. Heroin is shipped from Afghanistan via a network of maritime routes stretching along East and Southern Africa. Known as the ‘southern route’, this trade corridor is increasingly used by drug traffickers as a route for illicit shipment to Western Europe. (more…)