Kenya unveils new weaponry factory
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
NAIROBI, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday opened a new government small arms factory in Kiambu County, central region, which will allow the east African nation to produce high quality weapons.
Kenyatta said the 4 billion shillings (about 37 million U.S. dollar) gun manufacturing factory will address the high cost of weapons acquisition and provide security sector independence.
"This ground breaking initiative will allow us to lay the foundation for addressing the h ...