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Uganda,Sudan,Kenya

19 March 2007

New Vision (Kampala)

The trafficking in small arms along the Uganda, Sudan and Kenya borders is thriving to the extent that the cost of an AK-47 assault rifle has dropped from 10 cows in 1986 to two cows today. On the Uganda-Sudan border, an AK-47 rifle goes for sh100,000, a pistol for sh50,000 and a bullet for a mere sh200. Inside Sudan, an AK-47 rifle goes for a few chickens. No East African country has as yet submitted a proposal to the UN Secretary General to check the supply of... (GunPolicy.org)

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