Seems like there is an inordinate amount of people running around Somolia and other God-forsaken places in Africa where machine guns are the norm. Although I question whether there is actually a government in place there.
Yeah, ditto to what SBH said. If you want a MG as a civilian, it is also helpful to have money, family and/or connections, hired thugs, etc. in some parts of South America and in much of Africa with a few exceptions