Prison

Cruel warders target trans inmates

A trans woman held in a male prison says she is being harrassed by staff and authorities won’t take her case seriously

Six women show up Madagascar’s infamous justice system

Poor Madagascans are left to rot in prison awaiting trial very often for crimes that they never committed

Prison company stalls court actions

G4S has belatedly sought to prevent the release of medical records of inmates who say they were tortured

Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court

​The Equality Court in Cape Town will soon hear a groundbreaking case on the rights of transgender prisoners

Jail time for Vicki Momberg sets new precedent

Past cases indicate that verbal crimen injuria is not that serious. But a landmark sentence in South Africa has changed that

Life behind bars: An inspecting judge of prisons unlocks inmates’ stories

South Africa’s jails have one of the lowest percentages of women prisoners in the world – but among the highest number of men

Fire-damaged KZN prison up and running again despite not being fixed

Glencoe wardens are fearing prisoner escapes after the department demanded that they return to duty despite the jail’s near-derelict state

​Gang war drives prison bloodbaths in Brazil

Control over cocaine trafficking routes and markets in Brazil and to the world lies behind the mass killings.

Tortured Mangaung prisoners seek justice

Lawyers for inmates held at the notorious Mangaung prison are suing the state - as well as the British firm that runs the prison - for abuses.

Hope dwindles for women imprisoned in Thailand for drug trafficking

Govt seems reluctant to agree to allow South Africans sentenced abroad to serve part of their sentences at home. Hazel Friedman reports on two cases.

Crime and punishment don’t add up

Life imprisonment sentences cause social harm, are not reducing crime and cost the taxpayer.

Bra Chicks: Cool lessons from the cooler

A drive to a funeral gave insight into a plan to adopt young offenders and guide them back into society.

Press Releases

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

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.