Eighteen more prisoners were injured and the prison was gutted in a blaze started by rioting inmates
Submissions are being considered and a decision will follow by Thursday
The court said there was no reasonable prospects of success for an appeal on the judgment finding that his release on medical parole was unlawful
Without the political incentive for fundamental economic change, the fortunes and possibilities for rehabilitation of ex-offenders will not, and cannot, change
Family of Cape man who was beaten to death fights Juane Jacobs’s claim that he needs medical parole
The former president’s prison security will be handled by correctional services and there will not be given bodyguards or special security
The state capture inquiry confronts the corruption-accused MP on his track record of inaction on Bosasa, which made R7-billion off the state
Negligence and staff shortages are blamed for after two violent criminals escaped from the prison
If the rich and powerful are afforded amnesty, then so too must the poor who are often pushed into lives of crime
It will take the end of patriarchy and an efficient justice system to jail more offenders
Allegations of torture highlights the importance of the new national preventive mechanism and the need for independent custody monitoring
The prisons department says it has rehabilitation programmes. Others disagree, including an ex-inmate who says the only way to come right is to want to change
Anti-apartheid activist David Webster’s killer is now a free man after more than two decades behind bars
The legal action will go ahead despite Fraser being transferred from his position as State Security Agency director general
South Africa’s jails have one of the lowest percentages of women prisoners in the world – but among the highest number of men
There are many issues that need to be addressed to make it easier for women to get legal redress
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Former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie’s day parole has been reinstated two months after it was revoked because he violated conditions.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.
So fraud convict Schabir Shaik was spotted driving around Durban with his black BMW. So what?
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.