The arms deal judgment will have implications for future commissions of inquiry. The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria set aside the findings of the 2015 Seriti commission report into the billion-rand arms deal.
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"One prison had 97% available and another only 8%. The supply of uniforms – especially shoes – cannot keep up with the demand."
Mbalenhle Nkosi, an inmate at Johannesburg Medium C Correctional facility, has taken the head of the prison, the national commissioner and the Minister of Correctional Services to court over access to a laptop in his cell.
A dispute over the appointment of a contractor is at the heart of the delay in completing security upgrades at two prisons.
Assault cases have been opened following attacks on five warders at Pollsmoor prison over the long weekend, a correctional services spokesperson has said.
The parole board of the Kgosi Mampuru II prison in Pretoria will meet on Friday to reconsider whether it should grant Oscar Pistorius parole.
New Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola says there will be no mercy for prison officials caught smuggling contraband, as his department probes a number of institutions around the country.
The Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services has told News24 that it is currently investigating allegations of warders abusing prisoners at Goedemoed Prison.
The Public Servants Association of SA has claimed that viral pictures of strippers at a Johannesburg prison on Youth Day were manipulated.
Correctional Services preached non-racialism while allowing racist policies to flourish, one of its employees has said outside the Constitutional Court.
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