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SOCIETY

Correctional Centre officer ‘screams for help’ after being trapped smuggling drugs

It is no secret that there is corruption in South African jails – but the true scale of it may never be known. After being found attempting to smuggle narcotics and other illegal commodities into the Durban Correctional Centre in Westville yesterday, one of the department's officers and a private citizen were detained and are now behind bars, according to the department.

  4 days ago ago
Correctional Centre officer ‘screams for help’ after being trapped smuggling drugs

SOCIETY

Oscar Pistorius Moved To Gqeberha Prison As part Of Parole Process | See Main Reason He Was Moved

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has verified that convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has been transferred from a Pretoria correctional institution to jail in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape. According to DCS spokeswoman Singabakho Nxumalo, the action is part of a procedure that would allow Pistorius to be eligible for parole after completing half of his 13-year term.

  1 month ago ago
Oscar Pistorius Moved To Gqeberha Prison As part Of Parole Process | See Main Reason He Was Moved

SOCIETY

We were just young boys looking for drugs - convicted killer comes clean

A convicted killer who was part of a gang that killed a doctor has now come out clean on why he committed the crime. Siyabonga Dlamini was part of a gang of three men involved in the brutal shooting of Dr Nhlanhla Masuku in his Entokozweni surgery in H2 section in December 2002.

  2 months ago ago
We were just young boys looking for drugs - convicted killer comes clean

ENTERTAINMENT

Oscar Pistorius Has Been Moved To Gqeberha Prison Because The Following Reason

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) confirmed that Oscar Pistorius, a convicted killer, has been relocated from a Pretoria correctional institution to prison in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape. The action is part of a protocol that would allow Pistorius to be eligible for parole after serving half of his 13-year sentence, according to DCS spokesman Singabakho Nxumalo.

  1 month ago ago
Oscar Pistorius Has Been Moved To Gqeberha Prison Because The Following Reason

JUSTICE

DCS Makes EFF Happy And ANC Cry, After They Appeal High Court Over Wrong Zuma’s Prison Ruling

The branch of remedial administrations (DCS) will be engaging the judgment gave over by the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Pretoria, on the clinical parole position of previous president Jacob Zuma. "Having painstakingly concentrated on the judgment, DCS is persuaded that another court might come to an alternate end result.

  1 month ago ago
DCS Makes EFF Happy And ANC Cry, After They Appeal High Court Over Wrong Zuma’s Prison Ruling

SOCIETY

One dead and two injured in Eastern Cape prison brawl

An inmate was killed, a Department of Correctional Services (DCS) officer and another inmate charged in an altercation at Mtata Correctional Centre in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday Seriously injured. Department spokesman Singabakho Nxumalo said it happened during a workout. DCS can confirm an incident in which five criminals attacked officers and four other inmates during a drill at the Mthatha Correctional Centre in the Eastern Cape region around noon on Tuesday," Nxumalo said.

  9 days ago ago
One dead and two injured in Eastern Cape prison brawl

POLITICS

BREAKING: Department of corrections to keep Zuma out of prison?

The department of corrections have released a statement that they will appeal the decision by the courts to send former state President Jacob Zuma back to prison. President Zuma was released from prison due to illness. He had been sent to prison by judge Sisi Kompepe after refusing to appear before the Zondo commission.

  1 month ago ago
BREAKING: Department of corrections to keep Zuma out of prison?

ENTERTAINMENT

Oscar Pistorius Moved To Gqeberha Prison Because Of This Reason

Oscar Pistorius, a convicted murderer, has been transferred from a Pretoria correctional institution to jail in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape, according to the Department of Correctional Services (DCS). According to DCS spokeswoman Singabakho Nxumalo, the step is part of a routine that would allow Pistorius to be eligible for parole after completing half of his 13-year term.

  1 month ago ago
Oscar Pistorius Moved To Gqeberha Prison Because Of This Reason

SOCIETY

Bad news for Jacob Zuma

Former president Jacob Zuma’s felony team believes that his unique proper to customized hospital treatment supplied by the countrywide defence pressure due to his reputation could be violated ought to he once more be incarcerated. Zuma being returned to jail would also be tantamount to “the demise sentence”, consistent with his legal group.

  1 month ago ago
Bad news for Jacob Zuma

POLITICS

Bad news for Jacob Zuma

Previous president Jacob Zuma's legitimate group accepts that his exceptional right to customized clinical consideration given by the public safeguard power as a result of his status would be abused should he again be imprisoned. Zuma being gotten back to prison would likewise be commensurate to "capital punishment", as per his lawful group.

  1 month ago ago
Bad news for Jacob Zuma

ENTERTAINMENT

Oscar Pistorius Is Set To Finally Get A Parole On His Case

Oscar Pistorius has arrived back in South Africa. It has been confirmed by the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) that Oscar Pistorius, the convicted murderer, has been transferred from Pretoria to Gqeberha jail in the Eastern Cape. After serving half his 13-year sentence, Pistorius is eligible for parole.

  1 month ago ago
Oscar Pistorius Is Set To Finally Get A Parole On His Case

POLITICS

Cele Drags Zuma In A Hot Water This Morning As Court Gives Judgment After Niehaus And Lamola Appeal

Pretoria – Government's equity, wrongdoing avoidance and security (JCPS) group on Thursday advised that all response looked for, right after the North Gauteng High Court deciding which requested that previous president Jacob Zuma return to prison, should be in the bounds of the law.

  1 month ago ago
Cele Drags Zuma In A Hot Water This Morning As Court Gives Judgment After Niehaus And Lamola Appeal

POLITICS

“Returning to jail would be a death sentence to me” Zuma

Source: DailyMaverick Former President Jacob Zuma's Legal Department believes that if he is arrested again, his position violates his special right to personal health care through defense. According to his legal team, returning Zuma to prison is also a "death sentence." Zuma's lawyer on Wednesday appealed to the Supreme Court's ruling that illegally ruled the former president and Zuma's acolyte Arthur Fraser on the 15th.

  1 month ago ago
“Returning to jail would be a death sentence to me” Zuma

JUSTICE

DCS is set to launch an appeal of the High Court's earlier ruling on Zuma's medical parole.

The Department of Correctional Services says it stands by the decision to grant former President Jacob Zuma medical parole. This comes after a High Court ruling in favour of AfriForum which stated that the medical parole granted to former president Zuma by former correctional services national commissioner Arthur Fraser's decision was unlawful.

  1 month ago ago
DCS is set to launch an appeal of the High Court's earlier ruling on Zuma's medical parole.

ENTERTAINMENT

DCS hopes to plan Reeva Steenkamp's family for Oscar Pistorius parole discourse

https://ewn.co.za/2021/11/08/dcs-looks-to-prepare-reeva-steenkamp-s-family-for-oscar-pistorius-parole-talks?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius is currently being considered for parole and the Correctional Services Department will begin getting ready Reeva Steenkamp's family to take part in a gathering called "casualty guilty party discourse". Pistorius has carried out portion of his punishment in the Atteridgeville Correctional Center, west of Pretoria for the homicide of his sweetheart on Valentine's Day in 2013.

  2 months ago ago
DCS hopes to plan Reeva Steenkamp's family for Oscar Pistorius parole discourse

SOCIETY

Contrabands Found Inside Qhalakabusha Prison Exposes Lack Of Security In SA's Correctional Centres

Inmates at Qhalakabusha Correctional facilities have turned this center into their playground. The Department of Correctional Services ( DCS) raided the Qhalakabusha prison and confiscated several cellphones and chargers among the inmates. The officers said that this is a sign that the security at the prison is not tight enough, and it is a failure by correctional Service officials who assist inmates to smuggle these items into the cells.

  3 months ago ago
Contrabands Found Inside Qhalakabusha Prison Exposes Lack Of Security In SA's Correctional Centres

POLITICS

Revealed|Look at How much the government is willing to pay for Zuma's hospital Bill?

Mzansi was left shocked after news24 revealed the cost of Zuma's hospital bill. Things got more interesting after the government revealed that they are considering paying his Bill, which supports Zuma's reason for asking for donations. The Department of Correctional Services revealed that they have an amount of R398 271 for medical fees that he owes at a private hospital.

  4 months ago ago
Revealed|Look at How much the government is willing to pay for Zuma's hospital Bill?

EDUCATION

More than 200 prisoners to write their matric final exam behind bars under Correctional supervision.

The Acting National Commissioner of the Department of Correctional Services Makgothi Thobakgale, wished all the inmates seating for their grade 12 well for the upcoming exams. The department of correctional services (DCS) has expressed self belief in the 211 prisoners who will be writing their matric exams this year, saying although this cohort has confronted challenges, they were ready.

  2 months ago ago
More than 200 prisoners to write their matric final exam behind bars under Correctional supervision.

HEALTH

Too Much Money| Photos Of Jacob Zuma’s Medical Expenses Left South Africa Divided. |Read This.

The doctor's visit expenses are mounting for Jacob Zuma, and citizens may now be on high ready. Here's how much his new stay in medical clinic has cost. It has been uncovered that Jacob Zuma's extended stay in a private clinical office is piling up the hospital expenses for the previous president.

  4 months ago ago
Too Much Money| Photos Of Jacob Zuma’s Medical Expenses Left South Africa Divided. |Read This.

POLITICS

Will taxpayers foot the bill for Jacob Zuma's R398,271 private hospital stay?

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has been charged an incredible R398,271 for previous president Jacob Zuma's private medical clinic stay. Be that as it may, there is still no clearness regarding who is at risk to pay those expenses. DCS representative Singabakho Nxumalo said the division was as yet occupied with conversations, in regards to the installment of the bill.

  4 months ago ago
Will taxpayers foot the bill for Jacob Zuma's R398,271 private hospital stay?