Impact of Small Arms Proliferation on Africa

The persistence and the complication of wars in Africa are partially due to small arms proliferation. The consequences of small arms on African Rwandan soldiers ending Umoja Wetu operation in D.R.Congo people due to international conflicts within Africa, rebel group activities, mercenary groups, and armed gang activities have yet to be fully measured..
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Triggers of Conflict in Africa

After the violence, death, and displacement in Kenya, it seems the leaders have finally agreed upon a power-sharing deal that placates both sides. Kenya’s conflict has now subsided from the news headlines and it is hoped that the country will begin to reestablish itself as a stable African nation.
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Africa does not need foreign aid, but reforms

In his articles The Smart Way to Fight Corruption, George B.N. Ayittey, Ph.D. shines light on the enormous amount of cash that African leaders have stolen from the people;
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