Parole

#FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe eligible for immediate parole

Sentence remissions announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa means that about 9% of inmates are eligible for a reduced sentence

Hani killer expected to apply for parole, again

Janusz Walus is expected to return to the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday morning to once again apply for parole

Pistorius injustice demeans us

The timing of the extrajudicial decision to delay the athlete's release was inhuman and degrading.

Good behaviour paroles de Kock

While Clive Derby-Lewis is not recognised as being terminally ill enough, Apartheid commander Eugene de Kock has been released on parole.

De Kock gets parole but Derby-Lewis’ medical parole rejected

Justice minister says former Vlakplaas commander Eugene de Kock will be released on parole while Clive Derby-Lewis remains behind bars.

Two of Waterkloof Four appear before parole board after video

Two of the Waterkloof Four have appeared before the parole board, pending a review, following a leaked video showing them drinking alcohol in jail.

Waterkloof Four released under parole conditions

The Waterkloof Four have been released from prison under strict parole conditions, including regular reporting to a corrections office in Pretoria.

Electronic monitoring for parolees ‘a giant leap forward’, says Ndebele

Parolees, people out on bail and those awaiting trial are to be monitored using ankle bracelets, says Correctional Services Minister Sbu Ndebele.

New life for ex-Hard Livings leader Staggie

Former Hard Livings leader Staggie is being helped by Pastor Ivan Waldeck. But the fact that Waldeck was once a member of the same gang irks police.

Derby-Lewis to challenge parole denial

Convicted murderer Clive Derby-Lewis plans to challenge the department of correctional services on its decision not to grant him parole.

No parole for Derby-Lewis yet

The Department of Correctional Services said they are still waiting for further information before they decide on bail for Clive Derby-Lewis.

Derby-Lewis’s cancer ‘worse than expected’

Chris Derby-Lewis's lawyer issued a statement on Thursday saying that the convicted murderer's cancer has spread.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs