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East Africa

23 August 2008

East African (Nairobi)

NAIROBI — All firearms imports into the Great Lakes Region will have to be vetted to determine their origin and destination. The Regional Centre on Small Arms, which now enjoys observer status at the UN, says suppliers of arms into the region will also be gazetted and the countries procuring the weapons obliged to notify the centre to eliminate gunrunning. The centre, funded by Western countries among them the UK and US, is an institution created following the... (

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