DCS stall at the Rand Show, Fourways Mall - Gallery

Fake Learnership Applications, Appointment Letters and Bursary Applications.

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DCS COVID-19 CASES - 21 September 2021
As at 21 September 2021, the cumulative total of positive COVID-19 cases in the Department of Correctional Services increased to 16 813. Twenty-six (26) new recoveries ( 15 officials and 11 inmates) were reported and the cumulative total increased to 16 159, which translates to a recovery rate of 96.11%.

Total positive cases in DCS


Positive cases - Officials


Positive cases - Inmates




Deaths - Officials


Deaths - Inmates



An integrated approach towards an effective and efficient Correctional Supervision and Parole Board

The Chief Deputy Commissioner: Incarceration and Corrections, Makgothi Thobakgale hosted a two-day session for the Correctional Supervision and Parole Board ...
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Gauteng Region selects their best as they prepare for the National Funda Mzantsi competiton

In preparation for the upcoming National Annual Funda Mzantsi Championship, the Gauteng region held its three-day reading competition from 13 ...
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Fraser credits hardworking officials for the unqualified Audit outcome

For the first time in four years, the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has turned around its audit outcome and ...
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Acting Chief Operations Commissioner Mbambo taking stock of the SOPs implementation process in Gauteng Region

Acting Chief Operations Commissioner (COC), Phiko Mbambo, embarked on a two-day working visit from 16 – 17 September 2021 at ...
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DCS National male netball team’s debut in the International Male Netball Tournament

On Tuesday, 14 September 2021, Netball South Africa officially opened the 2021 Males International Netball Tournament at Heartfelt Arena in ...
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Acting Chief Operations Commissioner Mbambo visits the Heads of Correctional Centres in the Western Cape Region

Heads of Correctional Centres (HCCs) have the responsibility to control and manage all operations in the centre and instil effective ...
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Deputy Minister Holomisa hails pockets of excellence at Rooigrond Management Area

The Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Nkosi Phathekile Holomisa, described his 2-day working visit to Rooigrond Management Area ...
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Minister Lamola urges all the country’s institutions to urgently cement their roles in the fight against Gender Based Violence and Femicide.

In a solution seeking mission against what is deemed the country’s second pandemic, the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, ...
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DCS honours fallen heroes during commemoration of the 2021 Women’s Month

“Within DCS, I have discovered phenomenal women,” – Mr Arthur Fraser, National Commissioner Scores of female officials from the Department of ...
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Commissioner Fraser affirms Human Resource Development as critical in Correctional Services

National Commissioner, Arthur Fraser, and Acting Chief Operations Commissioner, Phiko Mbambo, embarked on a working visit to the Kroonstad Training ...
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Former inmate tells current inmates to embrace rehabilitation

Former inmate turned Journalist Tshifhiwa Given Mukwevho believes that Rehabilitation is possible and it worked for him. Growing up in the ...
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MANCOSA gives skills development a shot in the arm with a donation of computers to Kokstad Management Area

 Kokstad Management Area, Kwa-Zulu Natal Region, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Management College of Southern Africa ...
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