‘BET­TER TO LIGHT A CAN­DLE THAN TO CURSE DARK­NESS’

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In the mean­time, the DCS is in­tent on get­ting pris­on­ers ac­tive and pro­duc­tive.

“We have many twenty-year-olds com­ing into jail serv­ing long sen­tences, of­ten life terms. What are they sup­posed to do with all that time?” asks Nde­bele.

The DCS pro­duc­tion work­shops, which op­er­ate as sep­a­rate busi­ness units, in­clude 10 wood work­shops, 10 steel work­shops, 19 tex­tile work­shops, a shoe fac­tory, six bak­eries and three san­i­tary towel work-

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