Gun laws

SA’s crime intelligence in crisis: Expert

South Africa’s crime intelligence is in crisis. That is according to Dr Anthony Turton – a military intelligence analyst and member of the former South African Secret Service. His statement follows the gunning down of 16 people in Soweto and four others in Pietermaritzburg at the weekend.  Both incidents happened at taverns.[…]

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New Zealand’s gun laws too relaxed: expert

By Anees Teladia With the recent terror attack on the Muslim community in Christchurch, New Zealand, the always contentious and controversial issue of gun control has arisen with renewed vigour. In an interview with foundation director and professor of the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University[…]

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Gun laws review vital

Gun Free South Africa has welcomed the African National Congress’s (ANC) announcement that it would seek tougher gun controls laws, following the tragic shooting of Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa. The football star’s murder at the hands of two burglars last weekend has left the South African[…]

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Gun control law changes on the way: Nhleko

Amendments to the Firearms Control Act will be introduced in Parliament next year, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko said on Thursday. The amendments would be “technical in nature” and meant to close legal loopholes, he told journalists at Parliament. “We’ll need to take advantage of that to look at all other[…]

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Gun laws should be reviewed: expert

As the sporting world mourns the tragic and untimely death of Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa, the issue of firearm laws and the accessibility of guns has again come to the fore. The football star’s murder comes off the back of the recent sentencing of Paralymian Oscar[…]

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