Silencing Africa’s guns — a dream deferred


Silencing Africa’s guns — a dream deferred

In the last few weeks there have been coups, bombings, massacres and rebellions on our troubled continent

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Not long ago, children hardly out of puberty were throwing stones and shouting slogans as their clenched fists punched the air in Eswatini, signalling a bottled-up yearning for freedom and development. 

While to those in the kingdom this symbolised a yearning for freedom and development, elsewhere this was another African state about to unravel. A potential market for arms manufacturers. 

Allow me to look back at the last few weeks...

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