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27 November 2006

East African (Nairobi)

Ethiopia last week burned 7,000 guns as states in East Africa, the Great Lakes region and the Horn of Africa continued their efforts to rid the region of illegal arms. Ethiopia's action brings to 87,500 the number of arms destroyed in the region over the past three years. The executive secretary of the Regional Centre on Small Arms (Recsa) Francis Sang told The EastAfrican that after harmonisation of laws on firearms in all the 12 members of the Centre, the stage is... (

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