SA Hunters Press Releases

SA Jagters Persverklarings

Minister of Police asked to recall flawed firearms amnesty

On Wednesday 4 December 2019, the SA Hunters and Game Conservation Association (SA Hunters) asked the Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, to recall the flawed firearms amnesty announced on 27 November, in favour of a new process following extensive consultation with all affected and interested role players.

In a comprehensive open letter to the Minister on Wednesday 4 December 2019, SA Hunters requests him to urgently clarify various aspects of the 6-month firearms amnesty that was declared on 27 November 2019. A copy of the letter was sent simultaneously to South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa.

Internasionale sportskuts ding mee by wêreldkampioenskap in die Vrystaat

Die wêreld se beste sportskuts neem op 25 en 26 Oktober 2019, deel aan die International Gallery Rifle Federation se tweejaarlikse Wêreldkampioenskap by die Excalibur-skietbaan, naby Welkom in die Vrystaat.

Sowat 50 skuts van Ierland, Engeland, Australië, Duitsland en Suid-Afrika neem individueel en in spanverband deel in elf verskillende skietdissiplines van die IGRF-kampioenskap, een van die belangrikste skietbyeenkomste op die internasionale sportskietkalender. Dit is egter die eerste keer wat hierdie tweejaarlikse byeenkoms in Suid-Afrika gehou word.

International sport shooters compete for world championship in Free State

On 25 and 26 October, some of the world’s best sport shooters will participate in the International Gallery Rifle Federation (IGRF) World Championship at the Excalibur shooting range near Welkom in the Free State.

About 50 shottists from Ireland, England, Australia, Germany and South Africa will compete individually and in teams in eleven different shooting disciplines of the IGRF championship, which is one of the most important shooting events on the international calendar. It is the first time that this biennial event is held in South Africa.

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