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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...

Thousands of police not competent to carry firearms

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No less than 3 500 policemen and women are uncertified to carry firearms and a "startling" 11 000 do not have competency...

Stolen or lost police weapons

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Police have either lost or had more than 2 500 firearms stolen over the past three financial years. Democratic Alliance shadow police minister...

Trump administration prepares to ease export rules for U.S. guns

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The Trump administration is preparing to make it easier for American gun makers to sell small arms, including assault rifles and ammunition, to foreign...

Hawks investigating missing firearms

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Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has expressed dismay at reports that 33 firearms have disappeared from two police stations – the Bellville South...

SAPS to study judgement of firearm renewals

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The South African Police Service says it will study the Gauteng North High Court ruling which declared two sections of the Firearms...

Minister Mbalula vows to silence SA’s guns

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Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has vowed to disarm South Africa by 2063. "We must silent the guns by 2063… We have developed a...

Book Review: Firearms Developed and Manufactured in Southern Africa 1949-2000

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This weighty tome is a definitive reference guide to firearms developed during the region's golden age of gunmaking. It took seventeen contributors...

ISS: Will fewer firearms make South Africa safer?

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Hlupha was eight when he got his first gun and his neighbour taught him to commit crime. His first robbery was of...

Parliamentary question: lost and stolen firearms

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2571. Dr P J Groenewald (FF Plus) to ask the Minister of Police: (1)       How many firearms belonging to (a) private persons, (b) private...

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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...