No smokes for Kiwi prisoners

By Andy Rice 28 June 2010

New Zealand authorities announced on Monday morning that smoking will be banned in prisons from July next year. During the next 12 months smokers will be helped to quit smoking. The move is widely predicted to spark increased violence within jails. Read more: Times Live



The Trojan Horse that wheeled R600m out of state-owned entities

By Susan Comrie for amaBhungane

Some firing squads are all issued with blank cartridges with the exception of one person. This helps alleviate personal responsibility for the execution squad.