The Star (Nairobi)

15 November 2012

Kenya: Kalonzo to Meet Leaders From Areas Affected By Illegal Firearms

Photo: UN Photo/Sylvain Liechti
There are more than 600 000 firearms in the wrong hands in Kenya.

Leaders of areas affected by cattle rustlers will meet with vice president Kalonzo Musyoka tomorrow as the government prepares to start a disarmament exercise in those areas. The leaders are also expected to meet with President Kibaki and Prime Minister Odinga in subsequent meetings. Here is Internal Security Minister Katoo Ole Metito.

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