Will Guinea Be Africa's Next Narco State?With its West African neighbour, Guinea Bissau, already holding the dubious title of 'narco-state', analysts say that Latin American cocaine traders are moving in significant numbers to Guinea-Conakry.
An addict injects drugs.
West Africa: Stopping West African Drug Trafficking
African Arguments, 19 October 2012
Everyone working on drugs in Africa should read Neil Carrier and Gernot Klantschnig’s short but insightful new book, Africa and the War on Drugs. Read more »
Guinea Bissau: Cocaine-Related Graft Erodes Governance
UNIRIN, 10 June 2013
Drug-trafficking in Guinea-Bissau is undermining the country's stability, distorting its economy and intensifying the competition for power among political and military leaders,… Read more »
Guinea Bissau: U.S. Charges Coup Leader With Trafficking
Deutsche Welle, 19 April 2013
The US has charged the coup leader of Guinea-Bissau with drug trafficking and seeking to sell arms to Colombian rebels. Antonio Indjai is now the eighth person accused in the… Read more »
Guinea Bissau: Former Navy Chief Na Tchuto Arrested as 'Drug Kingpin'
allAfrica, 5 April 2013
The former chief of the navy in Guinea-Bissau was arrested and is being transferred to the U.S., according to BBC News. Read more »
West Africa: UN, Interpol Meet on Organized Crime in Region
UN News, 13 February 2012
Transnational organized crime in West Africa, including illicit drug trafficking and the proliferation of illegal arms, as well as maritime piracy, dominated discussions today… Read more »