Five prisoners at a correctional facility in Mthatha, attacked four other inmates and officials during an exercise session on Tuesday
A Limpopo prisoner attempted to die by suicide during a raid at Thohoyandou Correctional Facility on Friday morning.
The body of 50-year-old Eunice Moloko, a correctional services officer, was discovered at the Leeuwkop COVID-19 isolation site on 10 August
Former president Zuma underwent a surgical procedure on Saturday and there is no indication of a discharge date as more procedure are scheduled.
The details are sketchy at this point, but the suspect is already serving time for murdering a woman in Durban in 2014
A female correctional services officer is believed to have been raped and stabbed dead inside Johannesburg’s Leeuwkop prison
An investigation has been launched following the death of a female official at the Leeuwkop Correctional Centre. Her body was found on Tuesday.
The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has warned against the spreading of fake news, in light of Jacob Zuma’s incarceration
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A viral video appearing to show inmates assaulting a prison official has been dismissed as an ill-advised attempt at theatre.
Both a prisoner and a guard at the Ncome facility in KZN are facing disciplinary action, after they were filmed having sex inside the jail.
The DCS placed the Helderstroom Correctional Centre in Caledon, Western Cape under lockdown after inmate infections began to spiral.
A manhunt has been launched following the escape of two sentenced prisoners from the Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Centre.
The Bushiris, who are implicated in a money laundering scandal, left South Africa for Malawi a few weeks ago, breaking their bail conditions.
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According to the South African Police Service (SAPS) in the Eastern Cape, the men are believed to be very dangerous and members of the public have been warned to not approach them, but instead make contact with law enforcement
The 69 prisoners, who were awaiting trial, escaped from the Malmesbury Remand Detention Facility on Friday, 24 July 2020 after managing to overpower officials during exercise just after noon
There have been eight deaths from within the prison system, and calls for mothers with children behind bars to be released are growing.
The police have appealed to the public to assist with information that may lead the recapture of four escaped inmates.
Correctional Services has recorded close to 400 COVID-19 cases in prisons, with inmates and officials infected.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases within Correctional Services has risen to over 200.
The South African Prisoners Organisation for Human Rights say government should be looking to release close to 40,000 prisoners.
The number of COVID-19 cases within the Department of Correctional Services is closing in on 200.
More prisoners and officials have tested positive for COVID-19.
Due to overcrowding, prisons are considered volatile hotbeds of infection.