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.

Bad Grandpa schools Gravity

2013-10-28 10:05

Wacky Jackass comedy Bad Grandpa elbowed space flick Gravity out of the top spot at the North American box office, preliminary weekend data has showed.

Hugh Jackman got physical with Jake Gyllenhaal

2013-09-28 14:00

Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal say they fought with each other off set while shooting new drama movie Prisoners.

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.


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.


2013-10-01 10:30

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

Kidnap thriller tops box office

2013-09-23 11:00

The more adult-oriented movie season got off to a strong start over the weekend, as the Hugh Jackman kidnapping drama Prisoners opened with a box office-leading $21.4m.

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