The acting Minister of Justice Legal Parliamentary Affairs, Honourable Kazembe Kazembe conferred badges of rank to the newly promoted ZPCS Deputy Commissioner-Generals namely Manetsa Christina Manhivi, Social Ndanga and Dr Granisia Musango on 18 February 2021. 

ZPCS had one Deputy Commissioner-General, Shepherd Mpofu, after the elevation of DCG Chihobvu to the rank of Commissioner-General and the retirement of former DCGs F. Mupure and Dr A. Dube.

The organisation now has four Deputy Commissioner-Generals who are responsible for different portfolios. DCG S. Mpofu is responsible for Human Resources, DCG M.C Manhivi superintends Audit and Inspectorate, DCG S. Ndanga caters for Administration and DCG Dr G. Musango is responsible for Correctional Services.


THE Acting Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Honorable Kazembe Kazembe launched the Peace Education Programme at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison on 12 February 2021.

Speaking at the launch, Minister Kazembe said “Our hope for implementing this programme is that at the end participants will live in a peaceful and healthy environment where both officers and inmates live in harmony and will be empowered to deal with the inner self challenges”.

Addressing the same gathering, ZPCS Commissioner General Moses Chihobvu said “Peace education has been identified and shall be offered as a Psycho-Social programme that seeks to have both the inmate and officer participate in building up personal peace that will lead to societal harmony”.  

Peace education is the process of acquiring the values, knowledge and developing attitudes, skills and behaviours to live in harmony with oneself, with others, and with the natural environment.