Articles tagged 'zpcs'

ZPCS in illegal vending storm 10 January 2018 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) has once again come under spotlight for its arrogance in selling farm produce at undesignated areas in the Central Business District. For the better part of 2017, a prison truck selling, mostly, cabbages was a common sight in the cit...
Prisons authority under fire over veggies vending 21 June 2017 BULAWAYO - The Bulawayo City Council and vendors are up in arms with the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) for illegally selling its farm produce in the Central Business District (CBD). Trucks from the ZPCS have been spotted in the CBD loaded with cabbages and other farm produc...
Mlondolozi Prison refurbished 25 March 2017 BULAWAYO - More than 300 mental health patients and inmates at Mlondolozi Prison are living in better conditions after a refurbishment that created a conducive environment for psychiatric treatment, and social rehabilitation. The institution, situated in the outskirts of Bulawayo, caters for i...
Prisons in frantic bid to avert typhoid outbreak 20 January 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) has said it is working around the clock to avert a typhoid outbreak in the country’s overcrowded prisons. This comes as a typhoid outbreak has hit the high density suburb of Mbare and claimed two lives. ZPCS said isolation wards...
Cries from prison: Ex-prisoner's tale 15 January 2017 HARARE - An exhausted Robson Jack mills around Harare Magistrates' Courts, his socks filled with handwritten letters — cries from prisoners requesting food aid, legal assistance and pleas for prayers. He calmly approaches bystanders, pleading if they know one of the inmates' relatives who was ...
No justice behind bars 1 December 2016 HARARE - A masculine Jacob Harineki is easily recognisable as he strolls into the prison yard with his jail garb boldly emblazoned LIFE. Branded, Harineki knows that unless something extraordinary happens — an amnesty perhaps — then he is in prison to stay. The hands of time are slower and eve...
Sport unifies people — Zimondi 3 September 2016 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe Prison and Correctional Services (ZPCS) commissioner-general Paradzai Zimondi says sport plays a crucial role in uniting the country. Zimondi was speaking at the ongoing ZPCS Commissioners’ Sports Week in Bulawayo yesterday, where prison officers from around the country hav...
ZPCS derby ends in draw 29 March 2015 HARARE - The first Zimbabwe Prison Correctional Services derby in the Castle Premiership pitting Whawaha and Flame Lilly finished in a 1-1 draw here yesterday. Both teams, who are owned by ZPCS are making their debut in the top flight league and could not be separated after 90 minutes. Moti...
Guard helps prisoner escape 25 July 2014 HARARE - A Zimbabwe Prison and Correctional Services (ZPCS) officer has been hauled before the courts for reportedly assisting a serving prisoner to escape from jail. Rudo Nyandoro, 38, of 36 Marlborough Drive in Harare, was employed at Chikurubi Female Prison. She appeared before Harare ma...
Prisons reeling under economic difficulties: ZPCS 30 June 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Prison and Correctional Services (ZPCS) has defended the menial rations being fed to inmates in the country’s 46 prisons, saying the service was also reeling from economic difficulties. This comes after the Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs secretary Virginia Mabhi...