Prison Riots

Dozens killed in Venezuelan prison riot

A jail riot in southwestern Venezuela has killed dozens of people local media said, the latest in the ongoing crisis in the coutry's crowded prisons.

Ndebele says Free State prison fire an escape plan

A fire at Groenpunt Prison, in the Free State, was part of an elaborate escape plan, the correctional services minister said.

Inmates injured in Free State prison riot

Around 50 inmates of the Groenpunt prison in Deneysville suffered minor injuries in a stampede when police entered the facility after a riot.

Sri Lanka prison riot death toll rises

Sri Lankan troops have found 11 bodies of convicts raising the death toll in an overnight prison riot in the capital to 27, prisons minister said.

Pardon me? Malawi prisoners riot over presidential reprieve

Officials say rioting prisoners in Malawi have briefly stalled the release of convicts who had been granted presidential pardons.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA