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Ghana

17 February 2007

Statesman (Accra)

"It might surprise Ghanaians to know that there are so many illicit weapons around them," said Dan Agyeman, Member of Ghana's Small Arms Committee, in an interview with The Saturday Statesman. Ghana's reputation as being West Africa's most stable nation is under threat. "There are enough weapons in the system to destabilise us if we do not take action now," Agyeman said. Over the last year there has been a noticeable rise in the number of violent crimes committed... (GunPolicy.org)

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