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Uganda,East Africa

19 March 2007

New Vision (Kampala), Editorial

KAMPALA — Are they 200,000 or 400,000? The number of small arms in circulation in Uganda might be debatable. What is not debatable, however, is that the proliferation of small arms in the hands of unauthorised people is a huge problem in Uganda and the whole region. Security sources cite the number of illegal arms in Karamoja at 40,000. That alone is a major threat. Weapons continue to flow in from South Sudan, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo, turning... (

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