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Uganda

29 August 2007

New Vision (Kampala)

KAMPALA — The Government has restricted the import of firearms by private security organisations in a bid to control the number of guns brought into the country. Maj. Gen. Kale Kayihura, the Inspector General of Police, said some of the guns that were imported were sold to private citizens. "From around 1996, it became a fashion for some wealthy people to own pistols. If you did not possess one, you were seen as someone out of fashion," Kayihura noted in a speech... (GunPolicy.org)

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