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THE Department of Correctional Services is giving prisoners a new lease of life by teaching them skills as part of its rehabilitation programme.
Yesterday Gauteng regional commissioner Thozama Mqobi-Balfour showed journalists the Boksburg production workshop in Ekurhuleni, where turnover is R22million a year.
It has woodwork, steel and textile sections, among others.
She said prisoners received accredited certificates for putting in hours at the workshop.
- Luzuko Pongoma