Sbu Ndebele settling in well in Canberra

2015-05-21 18:11

South Africa's High Commissioner to Australia, Sbu Ndebele, says life in Canberra is very much like South Africa.

Staggie back on day parole

2014-05-19 18:51

Former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie has again been placed on day parole as of last week.

Derby-Lewis had lifesaving op - lawyer

2014-03-26 22:13

Convicted murderer Clive Derby-Lewis has undergone a "lifesaving operation" after he was stabbed for a second time in a Pretoria prison, his attorney Marius Coetzee says.

New minister must scrap tolls - DA

2013-07-10 11:13

The newly-appointed transport minister must put an end to the controversial e-tolling project, the Democratic Alliance says.

Zulu king: Rapists embarrass me

2013-02-26 15:31

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has decried levels of rape in KwaZulu-Natal and the country, and has called on people to stand up and report the crime to the authorities.

Prison lifers population explodes

2012-11-19 15:39

The number of prisoners serving life sentences has jumped by almost 2 400% since 1995, the National Council of Correctional Services says.

Ndebele pays homage to Mgojo

2012-09-05 13:06

Struggle veteran Reverend Elliot Mgojo was a peacemaker and a great leader, says Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele.

Most offenders violent - minister

2012-08-07 16:32

About 71% of prisoners had committed violent crimes, says Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele.

Selebi 'like any other patient', will foot bills

2012-07-20 22:13

Convicted former police chief Jackie Selebi will now pay his own medical bills, the hospital where he is being treated has said, following the announcement of his release from prison.

Selebi should have been paroled sooner - lawyer

2012-07-20 15:36

Corruption-convicted top cop Jackie Selebi is "very ill" and should have been granted medical parole much sooner, his lawyer says.


DA: Speaker's seat is filled with failed MECs

2014-05-21 22:09

The DA says KwaZulu-Natal Speaker's office is increasingly becoming a dumping site for failed MECs and other discredited officials.

Imprisonment not working - Ndebele

2014-04-03 15:22

Retribution through imprisonment has not deterred crime, Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele says.

Bracelet monitoring for parolees

2013-11-11 22:19

Parolees, people out on bail and those awaiting trial are being monitored using ankle bracelets, Correctional Services Minister Sbu Ndebele has announced.

KZN loses pothole appeal

2013-05-14 13:30

The kwaZulu-Natal administration has been refused leave to appeal against a finding that its failure to repair a giant pothole caused a taxi passenger to lose a hand.

More fights against prisons' EE plan

2012-12-07 09:41

Five more Western Cape correctional services officials are challenging the department's employment equity plan.

SA elected ACSA chair

2012-10-07 10:36

South Africa has been elected as the chair of the African Correctional Services Association, the correctional services department has said.

Marikana miners: Copshops too small

2012-08-26 17:00

Police stations close to the Lonmin mine at Marikana may be too small to hold the mine workers arrested for violence, the police ministry says.

DA: New transport regulations snuck through

2012-08-02 16:56

Transport Minister Ben Martins has "snuck through" changes to the National Road Traffic Regulations, bypassing Parliament, the DA claims, but the department has denied this.

Selebi's release constitutional: ANC

2012-07-20 16:53

Not releasing terminally ill prisoners would be a serious violation of the Constitution, says ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga.

Selebi not discharged yet: Parole board

2012-07-20 12:46

Convicted former police commissioner Jackie Selebi has been granted medical parole, but it is up to his doctors to decide when he will be ready to leave the hospital, an official says.

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