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PRESIDENT PROMOTES THREE ZPCS DCGs

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 […]

ZPCS LAUNCHES PEACE EDUCATION FOR INMATES AND OFFICERS

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 […]

President of the Chief’s Council Chief Fortune Charumbira Addresses delegates during the ZPCS and Chief’s Council interface.

Commissioner General of ZPCS Paradzai W. Zimondi and his deputies with President of the Chief’s Council, Chief Fortune Charumbira and the deputy president of the Chief’s Council Chief Mtshane Kuhumalo at the inaugural meeting to engage traditional leaders in the offender rehabilitation process. The engagement process will see chiefs throughout the country taking part in […]

NEW DEPUTY COMMISSIONER GENERAL FOR ZPCS

His Excellency, the President and Commander in Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, comrade Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has promoted Senior Assistant Commissioner (SAC)Shepherd Mpofu to the rank of Deputy Commissioner General (DCG).Before his latest promotion, DCG Mpofu, was the Officer Commanding of Matabeleland South Province. He joined the ZPCS in 1996 and rose through the […]

CORRECTIONAL QUEENS LIVERPOOL BOUND

ZPCS netball club Correctional Queens continues to dominate the netball landscape nationally and after successfully defending their crown last year the club has contributed four players to the national netball team which is due to participate in the Vitality Netball World Cup to be played in Liverpool, England from July 12 to 21this year. The […]

MATABELELAND NORTH EMBARKS ON KAPENTA PROJECT

In an effort to complement treasury in taking care of inmates’ dietary requirements, the ZPCS Matabeleland North Province has embarked on a kapenta fishing project. The fishing boat is captained by a former inmate whilst the rest of the crew are correctional officers. Boat captain Mapulani Ngwenya said on average they catch between 45 to […]

ZPCS strives for excellence

Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) will continue to upgrade and align its skills to meet regional and international standards through training, a senior official has said. Speaking during a graduation ceremony of 31 students who completed a six-month management, leadership and development course in correctional services at Chikurubi Training School yesterday, ZPCS Commissioner-General Retired […]

Commissioner General’s games

THE  Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services Commissioner General’s Sports Gala gets underway at Ntabazinduna Training School today with six administrative regions taking part in eight sporting disciplines. Being held under the theme “Correctional Development Through Sports”, the gala will be officially opened by Commissioner Wonder Chisora and officially closed on Saturday by Commissioner-General Paradzai Zimondi, […]