Firearm sales increase in South Africa

Firearm sales increase in South Africa

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According to The Witness, more people are purchasing licences to own a gun to ensure their safety after the unrest which rocked Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala declared the province as a state of disaster on 29 July 2021 due to the civil unrest.

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Billions of Rands in damage was caused during the violence and looting in KZN. The violence was sparked by the jailing of former president Jacob Zuma  - and soon spread to Gauteng.  

This led to South Africans wanting and needing to arm themselves against possible danger. 

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Martin Bester spoke to Jonathan Deal, founder and national co-ordinator of Safe Citizen. The organisation promotes legal gun ownership. Deal believes legal, cautious firearm ownership is key to protection in the current landscape in South Africa. 

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