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SAPS destroys 24 901 firearms

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The South African Police Service (SAPS) on Thursday destroyed 24 901 firearms, which include firearms voluntarily handed over during the previous two firearm amnesty...

Stiff resistance to South Africa’s proposed gun law changes

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Some 60 000 people have signed the Democratic Alliance’s petition against the proposed Firearms Control Bill, which seeks to remove self defence as a...

Fourteen nabbed for possession of illegal firearms

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Police arrested 14 suspects and recovered two unlicensed firearms and ammunition on Friday night in Khayelitsha, in Cape Town. Members attached to Tactical Combat Task Team (TRT/POP)...

Thousands of firearms destroyed in SA

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Police Deputy Minister Cassel Mathale and National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, witnessed destruction of over 23 000 firearms either confiscated or surrendered to...

Gun with a chip: U.S. Army contracts may lead to a...

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A carbine that can call in an airstrike. A computer-aided scope on a machine gun that can turn just about anyone into a marksman....

Cele to request firearm amnesty period

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Police Minister Bheki Cele says to deal with the proliferation of illegal firearms - which are a major contributor to crime levels – the...

SA must relook at access to firearms: Cele

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South Africa would be better off if only its armed forces and not private citizens had access to firearms, Police Minister Bheki Cele said...

Americans own nearly half world’s guns in civilian hands

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Americans make up 4 percent of the world's population but owned about 46 percent of the estimated 857 million weapons in civilian...

Gunmaker Remington gets approval for loan to carry it through

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U.S. gunmaker Remington Outdoor Co Inc won court approval on Tuesday to borrow an interim $75 million to sustain its business during...

US gunmaker Remington files for bankruptcy

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Remington Outdoor Co Inc, one of the largest U.S. makers of firearms, filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday to carry out a...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...