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Africa in the firing line

Author: Josephine Hazeley, BBC News, Published on: 9 July 2001

The United Nations is this week looking into how to limit the sale of small arms to Africa - and it comes not before time. A UN State Department document on arms proliferation in Africa is blunt: "It is far easier to buy a gun in Africa than to go to the movies, get a decent meal or a book."

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