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Police recover stolen military explosives, equipment

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The South African Police Service (SAPS) Head Office Organised Crime Investigations Unit, has recovered military explosive devices and equipment in Benoni, Gauteng. SAPS spokesperson Athlenda...

US Navy intercepts explosive material bound for Yemen

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The US Navy has intercepted a large quantity of explosive materials being smuggled from Iran to Yemen along with what it describes as other...

Explosives smuggler handed 15-year sentence

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The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI/Hawks) in Limpopo has welcomed the 15-year prison sentence handed to explosives smuggler, Alois Kamwaza. The Musina Magistrate’s Court...

ISS: South Africa’s deadly mix of explosives, extortion and organised crime

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The use of terrorist tactics by criminals highlights the urgency of dealing with smuggled explosives. On 30 January, armed robbers in Cape Town hijacked two...

ISS: South Africa can’t afford more delays on controlling the use...

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The police minister needs to fast-track explosives regulations to stop the illegal trade and safeguard the public. At about 21:30 on 12 November 2020, an...

19 to appear in court for Durban explosions

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Nineteen suspects will on Monday appear before the Verulam Magistrates Court in connection with a series of explosive devices found across Durban...

No bail for trio in possession of explosives

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Three people found in possession of explosives were on Tuesday denied bail in the Musina Magistrates Court in Limpopo, said the South...

Seven arrested for explosives in North West, Limpopo

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The South African Police Service has arrested seven suspects in the North West and Limpopo in separate incidents for possession of explosive...

Explosives seized in Ghana

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Police in Ghana seized explosives of various kinds in Accra and are holding three men connected to the substances, regional police command...

Explosive material found in Sudan apartment

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Sudanese security forces found explosive materials and foreign passports in an apartment they raided on Sunday after a small blast in South...

Feature: Research for better protection against landmines and IEDs

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A direct hit immobilises faster than anything else in a war zone, making improvised explosive devices (IEDs), land mines, grenade launchers and...

Afghan suicide attack kills seven near mosque

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At least seven civilians were killed and 15 others injured when a suicide bomber detonated explosives near a mosque in Baghlan province...

Somali police seize explosive-laden car in Mogadishu

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Somali police seized a car laden with explosives in a busy junction of Mogadishu a sign of the unstable security situation despite...

Statement: Department of Labour on the throes of unveiling new explosives...

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The Department of Labour plans to conclude the process leading to the repeal of the old explosives legislation before the end of...