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Firearms Control Amendment Bill comment period extended to end July

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Minister of Police Bheki Cele has granted an extension on submissions on changes to the Firearms Control Amendment Bill, with the public now having...

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...

Lesotho Defence Force confiscates 80 illegal guns, dangerous weapons

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The Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) through its Infantry Battalion 11 has confiscated 80 illegal firearms from community members especially those in the highlands of...

Capacitate institutions to silence the guns, urges AU

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In an effort to silence the guns on the continent,  African Union Chairperson President Cyril Ramaphosa has underscored the need to capacitate institutions that...

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...

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...

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...

Kenya destroys illegal weapons in crime fight

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Kenya destroyed 5,250 illegal firearms by fire on Tuesday as part of efforts to fight crimes including cattle rustling and car hijackings...

Australia data shows gun controls a huge success 20 years after...

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Australia on Thursday marked the 20th anniversary of a mass shooting which led to strict gun controls that have in turn led...

Insight: Gaffer tape and 500 euros – running guns to the...

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Need a Kalashnikov in Belgium? No problem, says "Nemac" the Serb; a few hundred euros will buy the gun and a place...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...