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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...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...