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    South Africa Transnational Issues - 2005
    http://www.allcountries.org/wfb2005/south_africa/south_africa_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      South Africa has placed military along the border to stem the thousands of Zimbabweans fleeing to find work and escape political persecution; managed dispute with Namibia over the location of the boundary in the Orange River

      Illicit drugs:
      transshipment center for heroin, hashish, marijuana, and cocaine; cocaine consumption on the rise; world's largest market for illicit methaqualone, usually imported illegally from India through various east African countries; illicit cultivation of marijuana; attractive venue for money launderers given the increasing level of organized criminal and narcotics activity in the region


      NOTE: The information regarding South Africa on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of South Africa Transnational Issues 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about South Africa Transnational Issues 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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