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31 May

On a knife edge by Jan Wahl

Factors to take into consideration when purchasing a knife

This is the first in a regular monthly column on knives.  In this edition, we showcase  a selection of handmade  beauties from one of South Africa’s  many premier knife makers, Jan Wahl. We acknowledge information of KnifeArt.com ( a US based Knife reseller) in the drafting of this article.  

31 May

Gun Owners Get Organised

Jonathan Deal interviews GOSA founder Paul Oxley

I’ve met with the leadership of a number of the larger shooting associations and written to many more, essentially asking the same questions:

31 May

How green is your hunting?

By Abel Erasmus Jnr, Otterskloof Private Game Reserve

Hunting's contribution to conservation and the envorinment

The unfortunate and unethical hunting of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe during 2015 has definitely raised awareness of hunting in general. In the post-Cecil period, numerous documentaries and articles have surfaced exposing supposed ‘real hunting’ and ‘deplorable practices’ such as problem animal control and driven hunting to much acclaim by the general public.

31 May

SAGA celebrates 30 years

Gun Africa presents a snapshot of SAGA

The South African Gunowners' Association (SAGA) is a nonprofit, non-discriminatory organisation, the sole purpose of which is to represent the interests of all people who embrace the principles of safe and responsible ownership and usage of firearms for sport, recreation, hunting and self-defence.

SAGA is a watchdog that endeavours to safeguard the rights of the South African public by engaging government in discussion regarding firearm-related issues.

31 May

Karoo Showdown

Blood, sweat and gun smoke at Touwsriver

The first IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) shoot of 2016, happened on February 27th at Touwsrivier.