Kenya to Conduct Sweep for Illegal Arms

The government has said it will conduct a nationwide operation to disarm communities in possession of illegal weapons following a spate of inter-ethnic clashes that have left more than 60 people dead.


Armed pastoralists (file photo): Small arms are widespread among pastoralist communities in east Africa, where increasingly severe and unpredictable drought has contributed to an increase in conflict between different groups competing for dwindling resources of pasture and water.


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