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5 September 2009

Monitor (Kampala)

Nearly a decade ago the government launched a disarmament programme to rid Karamoja of illegal guns that at the time were largely responsible for the mayhem in the region. At the inception of the exercise in 2001, illegal guns circulating in Karamoja were estimated at 80,000 by the civil society organisations operating in the region The government has since contested the figure of 80,000 saying the number was much less than it had been portrayed by the civil society... (

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