Jail break: Alert residents help Limpopo cops nab 3 escapees, 2 others still on the run

2019-10-30 22:38

Alert residents have assisted the police in Limpopo in arresting three prisoners who had escaped from police holding cells, while a manhunt for two others continues.

Prison boss makes appeal to reduce overcrowding in jails

2017-01-18 16:42

Correctional Services National Commissioner Zach Modise has appealed to government security agencies to reduce overcrowding in the country’s correctional facilities.

Organs from executed prisoners classified as 'donations'

2015-03-10 16:20

Chinese death row inmates have been a key source of transplant organs for years, something that generates heated controversy.


2013-10-01 10:30

A thriller that takes you on an emotional rollercoaster rather than enthral you with a captivating story line.


Situation at St Albans 'under control' after some prisoners refuse to eat dinner

2019-08-23 19:27

A stand-off at St Albans correctional centre in Port Elizabeth is "under control" after some inmates refused to eat because of issues they had raised.

More than 40 000 prisoners screened for MDR-TB

2015-03-25 11:31

Government's attempt to tackle TB in correctional facilities has seen over 40 000 prisoners screened for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.

Motsoaledi wants to defeat the scourge of TB

2014-02-19 13:53

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says that there are plans to implement TB screening programmes and treatment initiatives to combat this disease.

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.

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