Oscar Pistorius on Trial

Oscar processed, placed in cell

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been processed and placed in his cell in the hospital wing of the Kgosi Mampuru II prison, the facility's area commissioner Zebilon Monama says.

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Oscar 'biggest news story in the world'

2014-10-21 19:09
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The sentencing of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is the biggest news story in the world, media monitoring group ROi Africa says.

Oscar deserved life - NFPYM

2014-10-21 17:43
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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should have been given a harsher sentence, the National Freedom Party Youth Movement says.

Decision on sentencing is mine alone - Masipa

2014-10-21 17:43
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Oscar Pistorius's fate was always going to lie in the hands of one person - Judge Thokozile Masipa.

No parole for Oscar - IFP Women's Brigade

2014-10-21 15:36

The IFP Women's Brigade has welcomed the sentence handed down in the Oscar Pistorius case but says he should not get parole.

 

inside Oscar Pistorius on Trial

Zuma criticises Oscar's defence team

2014-10-21 15:36
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President Jacob Zuma says that Oscar Pistorius’s disability was no basis for him to escape prison time, according to reports.

NPA to discuss Pistorius sentence with prosecutors

2014-10-21 14:38
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The head of the NPA has told Parliament he will discuss the five-year prison sentence handed down to Oscar Pistorius, and a possible appeal, with prosecutors.

Oscar will embrace sentence - uncle

2014-10-21 13:23

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will embrace the five-year prison sentence handed down by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, his uncle Arnold says.

Media frenzy as Oscar whisked off to prison in Nyala

2014-10-21 12:58

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been driven away from the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria accompanied by wailing police sirens, to begin serving his five-year jail term.

Correctional Services will ensure Pistorius's safety in prison

2014-10-21 11:02

Now that Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years imprisonment, criminal law expert William Booth says correctional services will ensure Pistorius receives adequate care. Watch.

Main points of Pistorius sentencing

2014-10-21 11:44
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Here are some of the main points of the five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in jail

2014-10-21 10:35
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Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years behind bars for culpable homicide after a seven month trial for the death of Reeva Steenkamp at his luxury Pretoria home.

Oscar's date with destiny

2014-10-20 21:02

After a seven-month trial, Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the death of his model and law-graduate girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Aimee Pistorius: Reeva was easy to love

2014-10-20 15:53

Reeva Steenkamp was a very special person who “was easy to love”, Oscar Pistorius’s sister has said in an interview.

Correctional services denies preparing a cell for Pistorius

2014-10-20 07:26
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The correctional services department has denied reports that it has already prepared a cell for Oscar Pistorius at the Kgosi Mampuru II prison - in the same section that houses Radovan Krejcir.

Reeva's death was horrific - Nel

2014-10-17 21:04

Oscar Pistorius caused an 'horrific' death, prosecutor says at end of sentencing hearing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar to be sentenced on Tuesday

2014-10-17 12:44
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Oscar Pistorius will have to wait four days for his sentencing for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Reeva's cousin, voice of society - Nel

2014-10-17 12:01

The North Gauteng High Court is "lucky" to hear the voice of Reeva Steenkamp's cousin Kim Martin because she is the voice of society, the State says.

Oscar has lost everything - Roux

2014-10-17 11:05

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has lost everything in the aftermath of his shooting Reeva Steenkamp dead, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Oscar cries in dock

2014-10-17 10:48

Oscar Pistorius has broken down in the North Gauteng High Court as his lawyer told the court that the athlete never considered that it was his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp behind the toilet door.

Loss of a child is devastating - Roux

2014-10-17 10:11

The loss of a child is devastating but the North Gauteng High Court should look at the facts to determine the suitable punishment for culpable homicide-convicted Oscar Pistorius, the court has heard.

Final stretch for Oscar trial

2014-10-17 09:10

"Min dae" (few days), "the final stretch", are the words on the lips of photographers and journalists huddled outside the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the last day of Oscar Pistorius's pre-sentencing procedures.

AS IT HAPPENED: State wants 10 years behind bars for Oscar

2014-10-17 12:30
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Get all the highlights from the State and the defence's closing arguments in the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius who was found guilty of culpable homicide.

AS IT HAPPENED: Families happy with Pistorius's 5 year sentence

2014-10-21 11:53
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Oscar Pistorius will embrace the opportunity to pay back to society, his uncle Arnold has said on behalf of the family outside the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar's sentence carefully chosen - law expert

2014-10-21 14:38
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The five years imposed on Oscar Pistorius is significant, because a longer sentence would not have given him a chance of house arrest, a law expert says.

Pistorius may only spend 10 months in prison

2014-10-21 13:23
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In terms of the Criminal Procedure Act, Oscar Pistorius may end up spending only 10 months of his five-year sentence in prison, a justice department spokesperson says.

Watch Masipa sentence Pistorius to five years in prison

2014-10-21 11:44

Judge Thokozile Masipa handed down a sentence of five years in prison for Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide charge. Watch Masipa hand down her ruling here.

ANCWL 'saddened' by Pistorius sentence

2014-10-21 11:44

The five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius signals a sad day for women in South Africa, the ANCWL says.

Steenkamp family welcomes Pistorius jail sentence

2014-10-21 11:27

The family of slain model Reeva Steenkamp has welcomed the sentencing of her killer Oscar Pistorius to up to five years in jail.

Mixed emotions ahead of Pistorius sentencing

2014-10-21 09:18

Oscar Pistorius's supporters and others who have gathered outside the North Gauteng High Court have expressed mixed emotions ahead of his sentencing.

It's been a taxing 20 months - Oscar's brother

2014-10-20 18:29

Oscar Pistorius's brother and sister have given a string of television interviews ahead of the sentencing of the Paralympian for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Batchelor describes mounting tension in Pistorius court

2014-10-20 08:56
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Former soccer star Marc Batchelor has described mounting tension between the Steenkamp and Pistorius camps during sentencing proceedings in the North Gauteng High Court, according to a report.

Ubuntu or 10 years for Oscar

2014-10-18 22:30
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Oscar Pistorius should get either 10 years in jail or house arrest and community service, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

State wants 10 years for Oscar

2014-10-17 13:40
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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should be jailed for 10 years for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Community service inappropriate - Nel

2014-10-17 12:33

The community based punishment and house arrest proposed for Oscar Pistorius is an "inappropriate" punishment for the death of Reeva Steenkamp, prosecutor Gerrie Nel says.

Oscar not cold-blooded murderer - Roux

2014-10-17 11:41

Oscar Pistorius has been wrongly labelled in the media as a cold-blooded murderer after his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Oscar's pain won't go away - Roux

2014-10-17 11:24

The pain caused by the death of Reeva Steenkamp at the hands of Oscar Pistorius is far worse than any punishment for the athlete, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Oscar did not consciously act illegally - Roux

2014-10-17 10:35

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius did not consciously act unlawfully when he killed Reeva Steenkamp, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Oscar, Steenkamps arrive at court

2014-10-17 09:34

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius have arrived at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the last day of sentencing procedures.

Schultz steals some of Oscar's spotlight

2014-10-17 09:50

Self-confessed killer Mikey Schultz stole 30% of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's usual media and social network coverage over the last 24 hours, a media monitoring organisation says.

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