Looks like you can kiss your gun goodbye…

Self-defence, the protection of another person or the protection of property will no longer be valid reasons for owning a firearm, and guns will have to be handed in.

A 2017 version of the draft Firearms Control Act is floating around the halls of the safety and security ministry and, if passed, will make life a lot harder for those wanting to purchase or continue to own a firearm for self-defence.

Looks like you can kiss your gun goodbye…

Looks like you can kiss your gun goodbye…

Self-defence, the protection of another person or the protection of property will no longer be valid reasons for owning a firearm, and guns will have to be handed in.

The ANC’s ‘eye of the needle’ looks quite big

The ANC’s ‘eye of the needle’ looks quite big

The party’s own leadership policy document must be gathering dust somewhere if the sheer scale of corruption is anything to go by.
Patricia de Lille rates herself an eight

Patricia de Lille rates herself an eight

In an interview in which she scored herself out of ten, the outgoing Cape Town mayor also mentioned that she’s working on a book.
Tembisa Hospital staff overloaded after nearly 450 vacancies reported

Tembisa Hospital staff overloaded after nearly 450 vacancies reported

The categories of health professionals with the biggest shortages at the hospital are nurses and doctors.
ANC stalwart Moss Chikane dies at 69

ANC stalwart Moss Chikane dies at 69

The respected struggle stalwart was part of a group of leaders in the United Democratic Front when the ANC was banned.
Tswhane RDP construction underway with mayoral mansion proceeds

Tswhane RDP construction underway with mayoral mansion proceeds

Methods that are environmentally friendly, durable, easy to maintain and aesthetically pleasing are being used for the construction of the 40 RDP houses in Atteridgeville.
Sars presents its annual report to Parliament

Sars presents its annual report to Parliament

The taxman is ‘going in the right direction’, while ‘facing choppy seas’, says acting commissioner Mark Kingon.

Four dead, 15 injured in crash on Malibongwe Drive

ER24 said its paramedics were on the scene of the mass casualty incident in Cosmo City north of Johannesburg.

C-section decision belongs to moms

C-sections as a ‘money-making’ concept is an argument the government could well use in its push for a National Health Insurance scheme.

Here’s how to avoid having your car claim rejected

Hay provides the following advice to prevent your claims from being rejected.

Net1 accused of overstating financial losses in Sassa fee negotiation

The company’s plea for an increase to its social grant payments fee might be undermined by its profits.

Bafana Bafana make an easy task difficult

Dropping two points against the Seychelles means they will feel plenty of pressure in their remaining fixtures.

Letshego Zulu’s taste of action

She will navigate for racing veteran Terence Marsh in the RedLined Motorsport Nissan Navara.

Bloodhound needs a boost

The vehicle is powered by a Rolls Royce engine bolted to a rocket.

SA has lost its moral compass and we need to redirect ourselves

We are living in times of moral decay which should leave us very afraid of the times in which our children are growing up.

lifestyle

Passengers stranded as Cypriot airline goes bust

Cobalt Air said it was cancelling all flights “due to indefinite suspension of Cobalt’s operations”.

How to do up your garden on a budget: Garden furniture

Having a place to sit, entertain and enjoy the outdoors makes all the difference in a garden.

Manicure ideas for a bewitching Halloween

If you’re looking for something a little morbid, then why not take the trend for coffin nails seriously?

6 simple steps to get your body ready for summer

Always protect your body from the sun by using an SPF in winter and summer. Your body will thank you in 20 years.

phakaaathi

There is no time to have excuses – Bafana captain

Hlatshwayo defended coach Stuart Baxter, who failed to mastermind another win against the low-ranked Seychelles.

Mosimane careful not to upset Sundowns supporters

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is careful not to pronounce that his side may not prioritize the Telkom Knockout ahead of the Absa Premiership and the Caf Champions League.

Ex-Chiefs target leaves Botswana side

Earlier Phakaaathi reported that the 43-year-old Serbian-born mentor was leaving the Botswana giants and now Rollers have confirmed his exit.

Masehe a blow for Free State Stars

The skipper has confirmed that he will be out for six weeks following an injury on his right knee.

sport

Watch and learn is Dayimani’s mantra

The explosive young No 8 is expected to play an impact role in Saturday’s Currie Cup semifinal in Durban.

Million man Morris is back with a bang

Whenever the lanky all-rounder enters a player auction or draft, you can be sure he’s going to fetch the magical six-figure mark.

Rushed Mzansi Super League could end up paying a price

But franchises coaches are reasonably positive that the new local T20 league will be a success.

SA black boxers continue to thrive in post-apartheid era

Zolani Tete is the latest exponent to take the world by storm.

business

Net1 accused of overstating financial losses in Sassa fee negotiation

The company’s plea for an increase to its social grant payments fee might be undermined by its profits.

Young, broke and in debt

‘Acquiring credit is easy and tempting’, which is how one man has R280K of debt on a salary of just R8K.

Mr Price group CEO to retire, company says

Stuart Bird has taken the brand to a market capitalisation of more than R60 billion.

South Africans not starting to save for retirement early enough – survey

Just 7% of respondents said they had a proper retirement plan and were executing it.

world

13 killed, mostly teenagers, in ‘terrorist attack’ on Crimea college

A blast tore into a college canteen in Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday in what Moscow called a ‘terrorist’ attack.

India’s #MeToo minister resigns amid sexual harassment storm

Accusations against Akbar snowballed last week after a journalist accused him of inappropriate behaviour when the pair worked together in the 1990s.

Israel’s warplanes pound Gaza following rocket fire

Israel has launched an offensive on Gaza, holding Hamas responsible for rocket fire from the area despite the organisation condemning it.

India’s Rajasthan hit hard by Zika virus

The World Health Organization has said no vaccine is likely to be available until 2020. 

opinion

C-section decision belongs to moms

C-sections as a ‘money-making’ concept is an argument the government could well use in its push for a National Health Insurance scheme.

Bafana Bafana make an easy task difficult

Dropping two points against the Seychelles means they will feel plenty of pressure in their remaining fixtures.

The ANC’s ‘eye of the needle’ looks quite big

The party’s own leadership policy document must be gathering dust somewhere if the sheer scale of corruption is anything to go by.

SA has lost its moral compass and we need to redirect ourselves

We are living in times of moral decay which should leave us very afraid of the times in which our children are growing up.

 

 

 
 

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