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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...

Stolen firearms far outweigh lost ones

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South African security forces in the form of the national defence force and the police service had almost nine times as many...

10th of police cannot shoot

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More than 27 000 police officers on active duty have failed the firearms proficiency test - making them a danger to their...

SANDF lost only one weapon in 2010

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The SA National Defence Force lost only one weapon last year. "...we noted that in 2010 there was only one (1)...

Police gun losses tops 12 000

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Institutional failure has resulted in the loss of almost 12 000 police firearms over the past five years, the Democratic Alliance says....

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...