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10 January 2005

Gambia Daily News (Banjul)

A 2003 survey of small arms showed there are around 30 million small arms and light weapons circulating in sub-Saharan Africa, of which 79 per cent are in the hands of the civilians, 19 per cent are with the police and the military and the remaining 2 percent with insurgents. This situation is potentially dangerous, and the entire continent is at risk, Bai Ousman Secka permanent secretary at the Department of State for Defence in Banjul declared on Wednesday. The... (

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