Inmates want the NPA to tell them why their jailers weren’t prosecuted.
Any official found to have helped with a jail cell party for two of the "Waterkloof Four" will be punished, says the correctional services minister.
Former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie's day parole has been reinstated two months after it was revoked because he violated conditions.
Warders at the Mangaung Correctional Centre have allegedly meted out brutal and illegal punishments to Mangaung inmates.
Forced anti-psychotics and shock therapy are par for the course at the correctional facility.
Correctional Services minister Sibusiso Ndebele has called on South Africans not to judge offenders who've paid their dues to society.
Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele says there has been thousands of disciplinary hearings involving prisons staff.
The case against correctional services for its "blatant policy of absolute racial representation" in hiring for jobs has continued, amid protests.
Prisoners take their fight for computers, internet access and CD players to court — all in the name of education.
World TB Day is on March 24: We look at plans to curb the disease's spread – in prisons and beyond.
Government is trying to address overcrowding in prisons, it responded on Sunday to a call to be held responsible for stabbing deaths at a prison.
Axed prisons boss Xoliswa Sibeko, who was cleared of wrongdoing in a disciplinary hearing, is fighting the termination of her contract by government.
Correctional Services Minister Ngconde Balfour is facing tough questions on a new front: his love life
Popcru, which represents about 80% of the country's 45 000 prison workers, on Friday asked for the immediate resignation of Ngconde Balfour.
South Africa is spending R1,5billion a year to keep more than 50 000 awaiting-trial detainees behind bars.