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Skilled rural blacksmiths in Ghana are producing 200,000 illegal guns every year. They cost as little as US$9 and contribute to armed robberies and organised crime. BBC Africa’s Sulley Lansah set himself the challenge of interviewing a gunsmith. Image: Ghanaian gunsmith in an improvised workshop in the bush Credit: BBC
Armed police are tested to the limits each day but the numbers of officers has fallen over the decade.
Unlicensed blacksmiths in Ghana are estimated to produce up to 200,000 guns every year.