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1 July 2008

The Point (Banjul), Editorial

Many of our readers will be shocked by the announcement made by the Secretary of State for Interior, Honourable Ousman Sonko, that there are an estimated ten million (10,000,000) firearms in the West African sub-region. This is an extraordinary number and has the potential to wreak havoc and mayhem in our sub-region. It is very heartening however to see that the government is taking the issue so seriously. We must be very alert to this clear and present danger. The... (

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