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For decades the illegal firearms market in the Southern African counties was driven by regional conflicts, many of those firearms likely ended up in the hands of criminal groups. But today, we are seeing a much more worrying trend - newer weapons entering the market, some through cross-border trafficking, but more are being sourced domestically. And according to a new research paper from the GI, in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa, a significant number of those firearms are coming from state actors.
Guest: Jenni Irish-Qhobosheane, Senior Analyst, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Presenter: Lindy Mtongana
(Book) Give Us More Guns, Mark Shaw
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