Uganda tops arms race as Kenya halves to Sh1.3bn
5 days ago, 07:11
Kenya and Tanzania sharply cut their purchase of military weapons last year even as Uganda made a comeback to emerge the top spender on arms in East Africa. Kenya slashed its spending by half to Sh1.3 billion ($13 million) from Sh2.8 billion a year earlier while Tanzania didn’t make purchases, according to a report released yesterday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri). The report indicates that Uganda ended its lull with its last year’s arms stockpile worth Sh1.8 bil ...
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