updated Thu. February 16, 2023
April 18, 2018
"I went to his (President Mnangagwa) holding at Harare Central Prison and asked him whether he had written a letter to the president (Rhodesian president at the time was Clifford Dupont) and he said to me why should I waste my time writing the letter, what will it change," said Father Ribeiro. The RomanÃâÃÂ ...
The Zimbabwe Daily
April 10, 2018
In this file picture some of the former inmates freed under the Presidential Amnesty walk out of Harare Central Prison. Bulawayo Bureau A TOTAL of 24 inmates, including five women, who were released on a Presidential amnesty are back in prison, hardly two weeks after gaining freedom. A record 4 912ÃâÃÂ ...
April 3, 2018
She was sent to Chikurubi Maximum Prison and Maxwell to Harare Central Prison where he has been serving a life sentence up until the recent amnesty by President Mnangagwa. His mother was the first to have her sentence cut sometime around 2014. But she never came to visit Maxwell who had landedÃâÃÂ ...
The Maravi Post
March 31, 2018
Speaking at Harare Central Prison Good Friday where 173 inmates were being released, Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Elizabeth Banda said some inmates, who had served over 10 years and were on death row had their sentences reduced to life.
March 27, 2018
Speaking at Harare Central Prison yesterday where 173 inmates were being released, Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Elizabeth Banda said some inmates, who had served over 10 years and were on death row had their sentences reduced to life.
March 27, 2018
Speaking to The Herald newspaper at the Harare Central Prison where 173 prisoners were being released, Banda said inmates who had been on death row for over 10 years had their sentences reduced to life. As of January, there were 99 death row inmates in Zimbabwe. The country last carried out anÃâÃÂ ...
March 27, 2018
HARARE - Government has freed 173 inmates from Harare Central Prison (HCP) under the amnesty by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service public relations officer Priscilla Mthembo said they are targeting to release more than 500 prisoners at HCP. “We releasedÃâÃÂ ...
March 3, 2018
“I initially got a life in prison sentence and I spent two months at Khami Prison before I was transferred to Harare Central Prison where I stayed for a month. Thereafter, I went to Chikurubi Maximum Prison and I was happy to hear that I had been handed a reprieve to serve 15 years,” said Chuma betterÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
“I talked to the minister of Justice (Ziyambi Ziyambi) about the issue and he is the one who told me,” he said, while presenting the donation to inmates at Harare Central Prison. The last amnesty was granted to more than 2 000 inmates by former President Robert Mugabe in May last year. Zimondi revealedÃâÃÂ ...
February 1, 2018
ZPCS spokesperson, Elizabeth Banda also confirmed that Maravahanda was transferred to Harare Central Prison to see a neurosurgeon. Mashonaland West police spokesperson Clemence Mabgweazara, through his deputy Khohera, said they were still to receive such a report. Sources at Chinhoyi PrisonÃâÃÂ ...
November 10, 2017
Tendai Biti Law Firm argued in its papers that the prisons boss was discriminating against about 90 other prisoners who are locked up at Harare Central Prison by denying the lawyers access to them. “We contend that the position taken by first respondent (Comm-Gen Zimondi) is totally unreasonable,ÃâÃÂ ...
September 24, 2017
In 2006, the then Judge president of the High Court of Zimbabwe justice Rita Makarau, expressed concern over the conditions of pre-trial detainees who were being held at one of Zimbabwe's largest remand prisons — Harare Central Prison. During a visit to the prison, Makarau met a number of pre-trialÃâÃÂ ...
August 10, 2017
HARARE - A prisoner doing time for rape in Harare Central Prison was convicted yesterday on charges of indecent exposure for masturbating on a colleague in his cell. Farai Makuyana, who has completed eight years of his 10-year jail term, was found guilty by Harare magistrate Victoria Mashamba ofÃâÃÂ ...
July 30, 2017
“The effort entails relocating the prisons in urban areas to farms, such as moving Harare Central Prison to a farm like Ridigita in Marondera or even to Chikurubi,” he said. “A lot of resources are required to move to such prisons and also in creating the necessary space and infrastructure of their suitableÃâÃÂ ...
January 15, 2017
He breathes a long sigh of relief knowing his brave but suicidal act of smuggling letters out of Harare Central Prison may not have been in vain after all. Had he been caught, the offence would have earned him no less than two months' imprisonment, effectively meaning more time in overcrowded cells.