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South Africa

10 June 2011

South African Press Association

The police are doing their best to clear the backlog in firearm applications, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Thursday. "The ministry is doing its best, although more still needs to be done, particularly around capacitating the office," Mthethwa said in a statement, referring to the Central Firearms Registry (CFR). He was reacting to a report in The New Age newspaper that parties were considering laying charges of contempt of court against Mthethwa because of a... (

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