Deputy Minister Holomisa’s working visit at Empangeni Management Area

As part of ensuring effective and efficient operations inside correctional centres, Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Nkosi Phathekile ...
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Government and Traditional Leaders join hands with the international community to combat drug abuse

The African Union’s Department of Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development (HHS) hosted a 2-day catalytic Drug Demand Reduction meeting ...
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Commissioner Thobakgale addresses the DCS National Chaplains’ work session and KwaZulu-Natal Muslim Prison Board Annual General Meeting

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) held a successful week-long Chaplains’ work session from 24 to 28 October 2022 at ...
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Minister Lamola addresses the United Nations Convention in Vienna, Austria

The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola is currently in Vienna, Austria, leading a high-level South African delegation ...
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DCS bolstering partnership with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

The Apex leadership of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS), led by the National Commissioner, Makgothi Thobakgale, met with the ...
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National Commissioner Thobakgale declares the 12th National Funda Mzantsi Championship officially open

National Commissioner, Makgothi Thobakgale officially opened the 2022 National Funda Mzantsi Championship yesterday, 03 October 2022, in George, Western Cape ...
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Universal access to pharmaceuticals is essential for the provision of comprehensive primary health care services to inmates

The Chief Directorate Health Care Services hosted a 4-day training of trainers’ workshop on the Pharmaceutical Services Policy and Procedures ...
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Minister Lamola pins insignia on newly appointed National Commissioner Thobakgale

Subsequent to the Cabinet and public announcement of the appointment of Mr Makgothi Samuel Thobakgale as Director-General (DG): National Commissioner ...
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DCS Management conducts performance appraisal for Quarter 1 of 2022/2023 financial year

The Department of Correctional Services’ (DCS) data gleaned from various reports of branches and regions showing a marked improvement on ...
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Commissioner Thobakgale urges DCS senior managers to be firm in implementing the Audit Action Plan recommendations

On 22 August 2022, the Department of Correctional Services’ (DCS) Management Committee (ManCo) members convened virtually to deliberate on pertinent ...
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Commissioner Thobakgale congratulates runners for hoisting DCS flag aloft during the 2022 Comrades Marathon

Over 15 000 athletes from different parts of the world thronged the Pietermarizburg City Hall at the crack of dawn ...
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Minister Lamola unveils a Wall of Remembrance at Leeuwkop in honour of DCS fallen officials

The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola and his deputy, Nkosi Phathekile Holomisa unveiled a wall of remembrance ...
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