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CSO programme roll-out launches in Karasburg, Ariamsvlei

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3,129 offenders have been sentenced to community service since the full implementation of the Community Service Order (CSO) programme in 2010.

Out of this figure, 2,781 offenders successfully completed their sentencing conditions by December 31, 2023, while 286 breached the conditions.

This was revealed by the Commissioner General of the Namibian Correctional Service, Raphael Hamunyela.  

Production in animal husbandry at Evaristus Shikongo Correctional Facility increases

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Production in animal husbandry at Evaristus Shikongo Correctional Facility outside Tsumeb has increased, from 200 cattle to 363.

The Evaristus Shikongo Correctional Facility is situated about 25 kilometers north of Tsumeb and is involved in animal husbandries such as cattle, horses, sheep and goats.

The facility also produces fruit and vegetables for use by the prison service.

Inmates are also taught various skills for use once they leave prison to reintegrate into society.