Kenya: How Smugglers Are Flooding Country With Arms

By Kassim Mohammed

gunsThere are more than 600 000 firearms in the wrong hands in Kenya.

There are estimated 530,000-680,000 firearms in the wrong hands in Kenya. The number of illegal arms has grown over the years and is said to fuel the conflicts witnessed within Kenya and the region.

 In an investigation that took close to a year, our correspondent KASSIM MOHAMED tracked down some of the people who smuggle small arms and light weapons into Kenya and unveils a dangerous trend that can affect the current peace if nothing is done by not just the Kenyan Government but the international community.

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CHAPTER 1: THE LAST RESOURCE, THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO | DISEASE AND REPETITIVE ABORTIONS

CHAPTER 2: THE LAST RESOURCE, KENYA | Fighting for daily life

CHAPTER 3: THE LAST RESOURCE, LIBERIA |Surviving amid predators and hunger

CHAPTER 4: THE LAST RESOURCE, MALI | Exposed to evil

CHAPTER 6: THE LAST RESOURCE, SOUTH AFRICA | Apartheid and the useless men in our lives

CHAPTER 7: THE LAST RESOURCE, UGANDA | A very public secret

CHAPTER 8: THE LAST RESOURCE, ZIMBABWE | After dark

CONCLUSION