Frequent and large cocaine busts along Senegal's coast have African politicians and European donors worried that one of West Africa's best enduring nations gradually is being drawn into the drug trade. Owing to structured networks of Colombians, Senegalese and Europeans, cocaine traffickers are taking advantage of West Africa's relatively unmonitored coasts and borders and informal markets as an alternative to Guinea-Bissau, whose roads and telecommunications networks are less sophisticated.

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