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.

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.
Million man Morris is back with a bang

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.
Vhembe CFO wants to out ‘actual looters’ of VBS Bank

Vhembe CFO wants to out ‘actual looters’ of VBS Bank

This while communities in Limpopo are threatening to plunge municipalities into chaos if those implicated in the scandal go unpunished.
Bain backtracks on testifying at Sars commission

Bain backtracks on testifying at Sars commission

Judge Robert Nugent says he invited the consultancy to testify, but it sent a letter saying ‘no, thank you very much, no one will be here’.

Pretoria man saves father and child in flash flood

20-year-old university student Shaun Boshoff has been hailed as a hero for saving a father and his daughter during a flash flood over the weekend.

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.

Mabuza concludes visit with other African leaders

The visit provided a platform to ‘mobilise stakeholders’ behind the commitment to implement the Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan.

Judgment reserved in plastics industry strike application

The Labour Court will decide on Friday whether to grant an urgent interdict to block a strike in the plastics industry.

First Lady Dr Motsepe launches campaign to raise healthy kids

Tshepo Motsepe has launched a campaign to eliminate stunting in children by the year 2030.

Sentencing to start on Thursday for Coligny murderers

The two Coligny convicted farm worker murderers will be sentenced in the North West High Court on Thursday.

Police accused of using live ammunition in Stutterheim protests

The protests began Tuesday when unemployed young people from the nearby Mlungisi township took to the streets and burned down buildings.

Ramaphosa’s ‘watershed’ health summit widely praised

The first-ever summit ‘should come up with an action plan to address immediate and long-term health challenges the country is grappling with’.

lifestyle

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.

WATCH: Christian Bale’s body transformation for new Dick Cheney movie

The ‘Dark Knight’ actor is barely recognisable in his new movie about the former US vice president.

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is here

The phone features wireless charging as well as reverse wireless charging — a system that enables the device to give a boost to select devices.

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

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.

Ex-KPMG executive pleads guilty to fraud in US

The official was charged after the company improperly learned which audits government regulators planned to review.

Gigaba’s rules have really hurt my business

Families lose money, dream holidays turn into nightmares, tourists are going elsewhere.

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

Did Pik Botha hurt or help in Namibia’s fight for independence?

The late apartheid-era foreign minister’s involvement in Namibia’s battle for independence shows him to be a man of contradictions.

Get a grip on the visa shambles, Gigaba

People have gone elsewhere and, even if the regulations are eased, they will be difficult to entice back.

Let more people see the state capture probe proceedings

As the story unfolds at the commission, more South Africans will begin to understand how much we have all been cheated by ANC looting.

Safa owes Bafana fans an explanation

The SA Football Association has not yet commented on why it refused the SABC access to last Saturday’s Bafana Bafana match against the Seychelles.

 

 

 
 

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