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Tanzania: Pakistanis, Iranians Held In Huge Heroin Haul

AFRICANGLOBE - Tanzanian anti-narcotics police have arrested eight Iranians and four Pakistanis found with 200 kilogrammes (440 pounds) of heroin off the east African nation's coast, a spokesman said Wednesday. The haul, which in Europe would have a street value of up to 10 million euros, is the latest in a string of major seizures of the narcotic – which is mostly produced in Afghanistan – off of Tanzania amid fears that east Africa could be emerging as a key narcotics transit point.

Life In Prison for Iranians Plotting to Bomb Kenyan Cities

AFRICANGLOBE - Two Iranians have been sentenced to life in prison by a Kenyan court on terrorism-related charges. Ahmad Mohammed and Sayed Mousavi were convicted last week of possessing explosives, which they allegedly planned to use for an attack.