WATCH: Prisoner filmed counting cash in his cell

A video circulating on social media, showing an offender counting money in his jail cell, has raised eyebrows. Watch.

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Nxele: ‘Ex-jail boss is not my friend’

2017-01-26 10:12

Provincial prison commissioner Mnikelwa Nxele has denied allegations that he ensured convicted former Pietermaritzburg prison boss Russel Ngubo received preferential treatment.

WATCH: The moment Oscar Pistorius was read his sentence

Watch the moment paralympian Oscar Pistorius was handed down his six-year prison sentence by Judge Masipa on Wednesday, for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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ICYMI: Four key moments for Pistorius in court

Judge Thokozile Masipa will sentence Oscar Pistorius for murder on 6 July 2016.

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Georgia: transgender prisoners get their hormones

2015-04-13 15:41

Transgender prison inmates in Georgia will be given medical and mental health evaluations and will be put on treatment plans ensuring their well-being.

Ex-gangster's painful journey to a tattoo-free face

2014-12-12 09:30

Former gangster David Williams spent 34 years in prison for murder, and during this time acquired dozens of tattoos, many of which were etched on his face. We spoke to him about his life and the painful process of having his tattoos removed.

Oscar – Roux's rants against the media

2014-10-20 12:21

According to CyberShrink, Barry Roux, like Oscar Pistorius, prefers to blame others for anything that goes wrong and maintains that the charge of premeditated murder has in itself damaged Oscar.

Is it worth sending Oscar to jail?

2014-09-10 13:56

South African prisons are rife with drugs, sexual violence and murder, is this where Oscar deserves to go?

Bullied kids more likely to go to prison

2013-08-02 14:17

Adults who were bullied as children are much more likely to go to prison than those who weren't, a new study finds.

Zulu (killer and liar) set free

2013-02-26 11:31

Durban businessman Sifiso Zulu has been released from prison after serving only nine months of his three-year sentence. Is this justice for the two people he killed?


Cancer can kill you faster behind bars

2017-02-27 13:34

Studies have found that prison inmates have a higher risk of developing certain kinds of diseases that can lead to an early death.

Prisoners and wardens clash in Joburg jail

2016-10-26 07:44

Dustbins have apparently been set alight in the Johannesburg prison as prisoners clashed with wardens.

'Insulting' Oscar sentence 'is like three days' - ANCWL

News24 spoke to ANC Women's League Secretary-General Meokgo Matuba on Wednesday, to get the Women's League's reaction to blade-runner Oscar Pistorius' six-year prison sentence for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Watch.

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22 inmates overpower Bulwer cops

2015-09-06 08:33

THE alleged mastermind behind an attack on police at the Bulwer police station appeared in court yesterday after a tense confrontation with officers on Thursday night.

WATCH: This man's tattoos mark his 32 years in prison for murder

David Williams bears the prison tattoos of the 32 years he spent in prison for murder. Now, a benefactor has paid for the removal of those tattoos to allow David a chance at employment. Watch.

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Depression behind SA bars

2014-11-12 11:24

Legal defence teams clearly have a vested interest in painting a negative picture of our prisons, but how depressing are conditions in South Africa’s correctional facilities really?

Who’s on trial, Oscar or SA's prisons?

2014-10-17 12:27

The general state of South Africa’s prisons may be deplorable, but according to CyberShrink, for the purpose of this phase of the trial, the fact is completely irrelevant.

Prison education stops re-offending

2013-08-22 08:23

Research shows that inmates who receive education while in prison are less likely to break the law after being released and are also more likely to be employed.

South Africa's first prison art gallery

A new program allows inmates in South African prisons to express themselves through art. Watch a video about their gallery.

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50+ injured in prison fire

2013-01-08 08:41
50+ injured in prison fire

At least nine warders and 50 prisoners were injured when inmates torched a section of the Groenpunt prison in the Free State.

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