‘Prisons Bill to guarantee inmates’ rights ’
Some of the provisions in the Bill prohibit the killing and torture of prisoners in any circumstances.
By Harriet Chikandiwa May. 23, 2023
Zim prison conditions, a recipe for disaster
Given the tough life evident on the country’s streets, in high-density suburbs and villages — one can only imagine the horrors and hell the country’s prisoners are enduring
By Newsday Apr. 14, 2023
Parly appeals for more funds for prisons
“The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development should adequately provide funding for inmates’ uniforms, bedding and medical supplies by June 2023.”
By Harriet Chikandiwa Mar. 6, 2023
Zanu PF Midlands youths bid for prison officers jobs
The letter was copied to provincial youth league chairperson Ernest Dzoro.
By Stephen Chadenga Mar. 2, 2023
Proposed prisons law raises eyebrows
In a letter addressed to speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda on Wednesday, NGO Forum executive director Musa Kika said their client wants to exercise his constitutional rights to be consulted.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko Feb. 26, 2023
‘Death row inmates waste taxpayers’ money’
Clause 91 of the Bill stipulates the rights of inmates to access healthcare services and routine medical check-ups.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko Feb. 23, 2023
‘Beitbridge armed robber escaped from Chikurubi’
Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) spokesperson Chief Superintendent Meya Khanyezi yesterday confirmed Pirikisi was a jail breaker.
By Rex Mphisa Feb. 18, 2023
Ex-inmate flags rights abuses at Khami Prison
The ex-convict, Fanuel Ndapota who served a17-year jail term at Khami, told Southern Eye that the treatment of convicts at the prison was inhumane.
By EMMANUEL MPOFU Feb. 14, 2023
Caged Indian tourists battle for freedom
The applicants were arrested for contravening the Immigration Act by filing a false declaration after they were found staying at a lodge different to the one on the declaration form.
By Miriam Mangwaya Feb. 13, 2023
Names vanish from voters roll
By Sharon Buwerimwe and Nizbert Moyo
Faz is misleading Zanu PF