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Rwanda Launches Technical and Vocational Schools in Prisons

Rwanda Launches Technical and Vocational Schools in Prisons

The Rwanda Correctional Service(RCS)  has today launched five Technical and Vocational Education Training(TVET) schools that were built in five prisons across the country to equip inmates with skills…

Beneficiary of Presidential Pardon Re-Arrested 

Beneficiary of Presidential Pardon Re-Arrested 

Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS) has announced the arrest of Jovin Mfitumukiza who escaped from Muhanga prison at the end of last month January 2021. The nabbed suspect, and a former…

There Are No Unofficial Detention Centres in Rwanda – Justice Minister Busingye

There Are No Unofficial Detention Centres in Rwanda – Justice Minister Busingye

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General Johnston Busingye says Rwanda does not have unknown detention centres where people are jailed and tortured, describing the allegations as politically motivated to…

Rwanda Moots Alternative Measures to Reduce Prison Congestion

Rwanda Moots Alternative Measures to Reduce Prison Congestion

  Senators have highly recommended that the government moves to implement a Presidential order allowing works of community interest as an option of serving a prison sentence, as a solution…

Sierra Leone Convicts Will Continue to Be Safe in Rwanda- Busingye

Sierra Leone Convicts Will Continue to Be Safe in Rwanda- Busingye

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General Johnston Busingye has dismissed claims by Sierra Leonean convicts serving lengthy jail terms in Rwanda that their lives are in danger. Reports in…

Rehabilitation, Humanising the Inhumane: Prison Life in Rwanda

Rehabilitation, Humanising the Inhumane: Prison Life in Rwanda

 “The degree of civilisation in a society can be judged by entering its prisons” wrote the great Russian writer and philosopher, Fyodor Dostoevsky. By this measure, many countries of the…

18 Juvenile Convicts Benefit from Presidential Pardon

18 Juvenile Convicts Benefit from Presidential Pardon

  President Paul Kagame on Tuesday granted mercy to convicted minors in Nyagatare Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre who have exhibited good conduct and excellence in national exams. A cabinet meeting chaired…

Rwanda Prisons Set Zero Firewood Target  

Rwanda Prisons Set Zero Firewood Target  

Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS) target 100% usage of cooking technologies to improve health and reduce environmental damage caused by the excessive use of firewood for cooking, this year. Apart from…

Celebrating New Year In Prison

Celebrating New Year In Prison

As New Year celebrations mood get high in the city of Kigali and the rest of the world, inmates in various prisons across the country started celebrating on New Year…

In Rwanda, the Ratio of Prison Guard to Inmate is 1:30

In Rwanda, the Ratio of Prison Guard to Inmate is 1:30

Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS) says it has made tangible steps to transform the institution, but admitted it still grapples with high numbers of prisoners per one prison guard. Currently, the…

Genocide Perpetrators’ Tears on the Victims’ Shoulders

Genocide Perpetrators’ Tears on the Victims’ Shoulders

In Rwandan traditional society, an adage goes that ‘Tears of a man flows from within” to mean that, you would never see a man shading tears. Well, that…

Rwanda Introduces New Provision On Community Service as a Sentence

Rwanda Introduces New Provision On Community Service as a Sentence

Rwanda is set to revise its national security policy, with possibilities that citizens committing crimes will serve time in community service as a sentence. Normally it takes five years to…