Kenya extradites four drug smuggling suspects to the US

2017-01-31 19:10

Kenya has handed over to the United States four men suspected of trying to smuggle large quantities of heroin more than two years after their arrest, police have said.

Prescription drugs at Prince death scene - reports

2016-04-28 19:58

Several news organisations are reporting that prescription drugs were found with Prince when he was found dead in his Paisley Park complex.

Synthetic pot leads to hospital spike

2015-05-08 21:20

Hundreds have fallen ill across the US after using synthetic pot containing a powerful chemical.

SA elephant norms, standards to be amended

2014-09-25 08:23

The norm and standards regarding the management of elephants in South Africa are set to be amended, the environmental affairs department says.

Liberia to burn $4m worth of dagga

2013-11-16 11:33

The government of Liberia has decided to burn a nearly 300kg load of marijuana, worth $4m, which was smuggled into the country from neighbouring Sierra Leone.

US: DEA programme vs NSA revelations

2013-08-05 14:04

How the recently uncovered intelligence gathering programme run by the DEA differs from the NSA surveillance programme revealed by US fugitive Edward Snowden.

US student abandoned in cell gets $4m

2013-07-31 08:15

A college student has reached a $4.1m settlement with the US government after he was abandoned in a windowless cell for more than four days without food or water, say his attorneys.

Cartel kingpin is Public Enemy No 1

2013-02-14 20:42

Authorities in Chicago have named a drug kingpin in Mexico as the city's Public Enemy No 1 — a label first given to gangster Al Capone.


SA Express CEO arrives late for Scopa meeting over delayed flight

2016-11-01 18:14

SA Express CEO Inati Ntshanga has arrived an hour late for a meeting with Scopa after his flight was delayed, while the Department of Environmental Affairs excused itself.

Ineos buys gas field from Russian billionaire

2015-10-11 13:17

Swiss chemicals company Ineos has bought all the UK North Sea gas fields owned by the DEA Group, which is in turn owned by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman.

Cape task team to be trained by DEA

2015-01-20 16:32

Mayor Patricia de Lille has announced that members of Cape Town's drug and gang task team will receive training from the US's Drug Enforcement Administration.

5 charged in US over North Korean meth

2013-11-21 12:53

Five foreigners face charges in the United States of plotting to smuggle 100kg of highly potent methamphetamine produced in North Korea.

Draft hunting rules for comment

2013-08-21 23:29

Draft regulations paving the way for professional hunters to register nationally have been published.

US covers up programme probing citizens

2013-08-05 12:00

A secretive US Drug Enforcement Administration unit is funnelling information from intelligence intercepts to authorities across the nation to help them launch criminal investigations of Americans.

US busts largest-ever synthetic drug ring

2013-06-27 08:11

US officials have announced the largest-ever bust of a global synthetic drugs ring, seizing thousands of pounds of illicit drugs and arresting 225 people in five countries.

Medical benefits of marijuana still hazy

2013-01-23 21:44

Supporters of medical marijuana may have some evidence to back up their claims of its health benefits, but not enough to overrule the US government's judgment.

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