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Uganda,Kenya,East Africa

1 May 2006

Daily Monitor (Kampala), Opinion

To the many victims of cattle rustling in Acholi, Lango, Teso and those who sympathise with their suffering, the news that government is disarming Karimojong warriors must sound like sweet music. Traditionally, livestock raiders used spears to carry out their criminal activities. But civil wars in Uganda, Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia have injected small arms into the equation like a narcotic in the arteries. Enterprising warriors get their fix on the cheap in a flooded... (

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