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31 December 2007

Daily Monitor (Kampala)

The Government's hopes to get rid of illicit arms in the volatile Karamoja region have suffered a setback following new reports of serious re-armament that is threatening to outstrip disarmament efforts. The failure has been attributed to increased gun trafficking in the area, a profitable business involving even some of the local leaders who bribe authorities to smuggle guns from neghbouring districts. Citing a recent incident, a source told Sunday Monitor that on... (

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