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Vol 46 No 5

Published 4th March 2005


Tanzania

Belgium's bullet points

Tanzania is getting a new ammunition factory thanks to George Forrest International, a firm whose eponymous main shareholder has big interests in Congo-Kinshasa and has told United Nations investigators and Belgian Senators it had no connections with military supplies to Congo. Forrest's 11 mn. euro (US$14.5 mn.) bullet factory, built by his New Lachaussée subsidiary, will replace a plant at Mwanza, on Lake Victoria, convenient for war-torn Burundi and Congo.

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