SA expects decisive leadership from the president, including the fight against Covid-19 and holding his Cabinet to account, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
High level clouds. Mild.
Inmates at Johannesburg Prison, popularly known as Sun City, are confident they will be safe during the global Covid-19 outbreak, saying their main concern was overcrowding in the facility.
Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola has appointed former Constitutional Court judge, Catherine (Kate) O'Regan, as the Covid-19 designate judge.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says courts will be open – but with restricted access – during the nationwide lockdown, which is aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has announced inmates at correctional centres across the country will not be transported to court.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola and Police Minister Bheki Cele have warned South Africans that failure to comply with the regulations of the national state of disaster to combat the Covid-19 outbreak in South Africa will be dealt with by law enforcement agencies.
The National Assembly on Thursday unanimously approved the suspension of Pretoria's chief magistrate, Desmond Nair, pending the outcome of an investigation into his fitness to hold office.
Minister of Justice, Ronald Lamola, has admitted that parole boards are given “flawed” data when needing to consider whether a prisoner should be eligible for parole.
President Cyril Ramaphosa apologised to the residents of Connaught Estate in Cape Town for alleged child killer Moyhdian Pangarker being released on parole.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has acceded to a request by the NPA that a joint hearing be conducted into the Life Esidimeni deaths.
An alleged domestic dispute has led to the death of two correctional services officials in KwaZulu-Natal.
Sixteen thousand inmates have been tested for the novel coronavirus so far, according to Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has ordered that alleged perpetrators of petty crimes who are arrested during the nationwide lockdown be released and warned to appear in court on a future date.
South Africans, Covid-19 or not, cannot simply and blithely forfeit their freedoms and liberties to the state without questioning every detail of how and what the state is going to do with it, writes Pieter du Toit.
Following the gazetted regulations that will govern the national state of disaster in South Africa, an inter-ministerial committee briefing was held on Thursday that was led by Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
The parole system is scrutiny after the murder of eight-year-old Tazne van Wyk, allegedly at the hands of parolee Moyhdian Pangarker, whose criminal record dates back to the 1980s.
An endemic situation - this is how Justice Minister Ronald Lamola described crimes committed against children in the Western Cape.
High-ranking officials in the Department of Correctional Services and secretaries of parole boards have been summoned to an urgent meeting with Justice Minister Ronald Lamola to "address the flaws of the parole system".
We are continuing to avail resources for law enforcement agencies to pursue the perpetrators and beneficiaries of corruption and state capture, writes Ronald Lamola.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola said the raids on 15 offices came about after President Cyril Ramaphosa authorised an investigation into allegations of countrywide maladministration, corruption and fraud.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has announced he will officiate at the handover ceremony of the exhumed remains of nine people who were hanged by the apartheid regime.
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