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COVID-19 cases at SA prisons rise to 732

26 May 2020, 8:43 PM

The Department of Correctional Services has  a total number of 732 COVID-19 cases  with 256 officials and 476 inmates. 

Correctional Services appoints health panel to curb COVID-19 spread in prisons

17 May 2020, 12:00 PM

The Department of Correctional Services says it has appointed a panel of health experts to assist in curbing the spread of the coronavirus in prisons across the country.


Correctional Services dept launches Operation Vala

23 December 2018, 7:27 AM

This past week the Department of Correctional Services conducted a special search exercise at various Correctional Centres.

Thabang Makwetla spekaing to the SABC

E London inmates go on hunger strike

8 December 2018, 10:25 PM

An uprising by inmates at the East London prison has caught the attention of the national authorities.

Prisoners in the grounds of a correctional facility

Suicides on the increase in SA prisons

11 October 2018, 4:00 PM

Suicides by mentally-ill patients are on the increase in correctional centres, nationwide.



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