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Amnesty report says SA arms diverted to Yemeni militia

Between 2015 and the end of 2017, South Africa transferred $62-million worth of major conventional weapons to the UAE

Life behind bars: An inspecting judge of prisons unlocks inmates’ stories

South Africa’s jails have one of the lowest percentages of women prisoners in the world – but among the highest number of men

Why is the US chasing ‘Congolese rebels’ in the Northern Cape?

In many ways, the two armies are miles apart but they face many similar challenges

Where’s the plan to stop police arming criminals, minister?

One way to slow the death rate down is to cut the number of illegal guns in circulation.

Denel punts Gupta weapons technology partnership as its second chance on the Indian subcontinent

VR Laser Asia will sell Denel technology so that it can be manufactured in India.

Illegal guns fuel violent crime, wreak deadly havoc in South Africa

Police statistics in SA show a worrying trend: the increased use of illegal small arms and light weapons in the country's problem of violent crime.

R5 rifles: ‘The war machine must go’

Protesters have called on commissioner Riah Phiyega and Minister Nathi Nhleko to ban the use of R5 assault rifles in public order policing.

Weapons make police – and people – more aggressive

Simply seeing a weapon - whether a sword, rifle, hand grenade, dagger, tank or gun - makes people more aggressive.

Where all is fair in love of war

There's something dangerously sexy about uniforms and weapons, and spyware that lets you into secret places.

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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