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Somalia,Uganda

23 March 2007

New Vision (Kampala)

The deployment of Ugandan troops in Somalia is a good strategy to check the smuggling of guns into Karamoja, according to Dickson Olwa of the National Focal Point. During a media dialogue on small arms and light weapons at the Hotel Equatorial in Kampala on Thursday, he said: "The Uganda People's Defence Forces' participation in Somalia is in the right direction, we need to tackle the source of the small weapons into Karamoja." The National Focal Point coordinates... (GunPolicy.org)

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