Ethiopia’s Omo Valley | Africa’s Last Frontier, National Geographic Magazine: Arms Trade Crosses Borders

What makes life more difficult for all the Omo tribes is that an arms trade crosses Ethiopia’s porous borders between Sudan and Somalia.  Every grown man in these tribes owns an AK-47.  Although there are peace agreements between tribes, most remain well armed and proud of their fierceness. This Nyangatom man with a belt-powered machine gun has scars on his shoulder that offer a warning: He has killed at least two enemies from other tribes.

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