The decision comes after a call from the United Nations to depopulate prison systems.
Krejcir’s latest in a long line of bids to be moved or released from the Leeuwkop Maximum security prison involves an alleged plot against his life.
A 42-year-old man tried to pass as his 19-year-old daughter in a bid to flee prison.
Minister of justice and correctional services Ronald Lamola has released a statement addressing videos of inmates allegedly taking drugs in prison.
More than 100 prisoners have died of malnutrition-related illnesses.
Even the South Africa’s forgotten segment of society has a say in these elections.
South Africa’s uncomfortably high crime rate is directly related to a burgeoning prison population, but there’s more to it than that.
The grant proposal by the Department of Correctional Services is an innovative idea and should be taken seriously.
Don’t shoot the messenger on this one. Out of a 38-country study, SA topped the table for all the wrong reasons.
The Mandela rules are used in many countries across the globe.
A video of a local prisoner casually counting his money in jail has angered many South Africans on social media. SA prison system eh?
A warden was beaten with a brick.
Maybe they were just performing a strip search?
Some European countries are experiencing a strange phenomenon – empty prisons. Last week the Dutch Justice Ministry announced that the number of inmates in Dutch prisons had fallen 27 percent between 2011 and 2015.