Increase in heroin shipments from Afghanistan to Africa

Enhancing Africa’s Response to Transnational Organized Crimes (ENACT) reports that there has been a substantial increase in heroin shipments from Afghanistan to eastern and southern Africa. Much of the heroin is destined for European markets where heroin sells for higher prices than in Africa. However, the trade route appears to have increased heroin consumption in proximal African communities.

Source: https://www.ezega.com/News/NewsDetails/7232/Heroin-Shipments-from-Afghanistan-to-Africa-Rising-Report