Update on Arms and Ammunition Bill: February 2020

Following a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Security and officials from the Ministry of Justice the following emanated: The Arms and Ammunition Bill that was passed through both Houses of Parliament in 2019 and cannot substantially be changed other than addressing...

Feedback on Meetings with Ministry of Safety and Security

Dear All, Kindly receive some feedback on the deliberations with the expert team of the Ministry of Safety and Security: 1. The meetings were perceived to have been constructive and productive; 2. All matters of concern were raised and discussed. A comprehensive...

News Flash

Six months ago the Gun Owners Association of Namibia was formally constituted by a handful of volunteers who are passionate to retain responsible private firearm ownership. The challenges launching GOAN were substantial in the sense that no formal structure existed...

Progress

Dear All, As you might have known GOAN received a short notice to meet with the Honourable Deputy Minister of Safety and Security, the Honourable Daniel Kashikola and his team of expert advisors today. The meeting was called on instruction of the Honourable President...

Out Now: Membership Books

GOAN is great full for the sponsorship of the Membership Confirmation books. The books have been distributed to gun shops nationwide. The books will help to expand the GOAN member base in areas where internet access is a problem. GOAN wishes to thank the following...

WARNING – Competency Training

There is a company from Windhoek that is contacting people on Social Media saying they are offering competency training for the new firearms law. Please note this is a not yet a requirement and there is no specification or qualification in place for competency...