Oscar Pistorius on Trial

Defence, State flex muscles in Oscar resentencing

The sentencing of Oscar Pistorius for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp has become a matter of one side trying to outdo the other with dramatic gestures


Let us show the world what Oscar Pistorius did - Nel

2016-06-15 12:44

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel says he will apply for the court to lift a ban on the photos of the gunshot wounds inflicted on Reeva Steenkamp by Oscar Pistorius.

Oscar Pistorius walks across court on stumps

2016-06-15 12:21

Oscar Pistorius has painstakingly made his way across the courtroom on his stumps, after his lawyer Barry Roux said he wanted to demonstrate the paralympic athlete's vulnerability.

The State aggravated Reeva's dad's pain - Roux

2016-06-15 11:24

The State’s argument that Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp during an argument aggravated the pain her father felt, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Perception that Oscar wanted to kill Reeva is a problem - Roux

2016-06-15 11:02

There is a perception that Oscar Pistorius wanted to kill Reeva Steenkamp and this does not want to go away, his lawyer Barry Roux has told the High Court in Pretoria.


inside Oscar Pistorius on Trial

Oscar TV interview 'hurtful' - Reeva's cousin

2016-06-15 10:34

Reeva Steenkamp's cousin has testified that her family is hurt that her convicted killer Oscar Pistorius has granted an interview to a UK TV channel.

Tired-looking Pistorius arrives at court for 2nd day

2016-06-14 09:19

Pretoria – Oscar Pistorius walked into court GD of the High Court in Pretoria shortly after 09:00 on Tuesday morning, for the second day of his sentencing proceedings.

Oscar still a man 'in charge', court hears

2016-06-13 12:36

Former paralympian Oscar Pistorius has not been acting like a broken man, and has confronted one of the officers who investigated his murder of Reeva Steenkamp, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Oscar overheard rape of young man in prison

2016-06-13 11:54

Former paralympian Oscar Pistorius overheard the rape of an young inmate while he was in Kgosi Mampuru prison, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Oscar's condition has worsened since 2014 - psychologist

2016-06-13 10:36

Oscar Pistorius has showed signs of a post-traumatic stress disorder, an anxiety disorder, and a depressive disorder, and is not able to testify as his condition is severe, a psychologist says.

Pistorius and Steenkamp families arrive for Oscar sentencing

2016-06-13 09:27

The families of both Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp have taken their positions in court ahead of the athlete's sentencing procedures.

Pistorius faces lengthy jail term for lover's murder

2016-06-13 05:37

Oscar Pistorius is set to enter the final stretch of a protracted legal battle that could see him back in jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago.

Oscar support group hopes for leniency

2016-04-18 09:00

A group rallying support for convicted murder Oscar Pistorius is hoping for leniency when he is sentenced in June and say the media has “generated hatred” against him.

LIVE: Oscar Pistorius sentencing proceedings set down for June 13-17

2016-04-18 07:08

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius will return to the High Court in Pretoria for a postponement of his sentencing hearing. Get the latest updates here.

Oscar's appeal lacked prospect of success - ConCourt

2016-03-03 19:04

The Constitutional Court did not believe that Oscar Pistorius would be successful if he appealed his murder conviction.

Oscar’s application ‘without merit, contrived’ - State

2016-01-25 21:06

The State has opposed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's application to appeal his murder conviction on the grounds that there was "no reasonable prospect" of him succeeding.

Oscar heads to Constitutional Court

2016-01-11 17:44

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has filed papers with the Constitutional Court in a bid to appeal his conviction, his legal team has confirmed.

PICS: Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius returns to the High Court

2015-12-08 09:28

View pics of convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius as he returns to the High Court in Pretoria for an appearance ahead of sentencing proceedings and a bail application.

Pistorius guilty of murder, SCA rules - As it happened

2015-12-03 07:04

Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder by the Supreme Court of Appeal. June Steenkamp sobbed outside the court moments after hearing the ruling.

June Steenkamp sobs after SCA judgment

2015-12-03 11:46

An emotional June Steenkamp has left the Supreme Court of Appeal after the court replaced Oscar Pistorius’s culpable homicide conviction - for the killing of her daughter, Reeva - with one of murder.

Oscar ordered nurse to 'get out' of his cell, court hears

2016-06-14 13:18

Convicted murdered Oscar Pistorius ordered a nurse out of his prison cell when she came to check on him, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Tuesday

Illegal meds found in Oscar's cell, court hears

2016-06-13 13:02

Illegal medication was found during a search of convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius’s prison cell, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Sound of gunfire traumatises Oscar - psychologist

2016-06-13 10:49

A psychologist has testified that convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is traumatised by the sound of gunfire, even in movies, and has vowed never to touch a firearm again.

WATCH: Day 1 - Oscar Pistorius murder sentencing

2016-06-13 09:57

Sentencing proceedings for former paralympian and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius are underway in the High Court in Pretoria today. Watch live.

Oscar Pistorius returns to court for murder sentencing

2016-06-13 07:05

Sentencing proceeding for former paralympian and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius are expected to start in the High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar Pistorius granted bail, gets tagged - As it happened

2015-12-08 14:00

Oscar Pistorius was granted R10 000 bail by the High Court in Pretoria today, and also received his electronic tag. Read on for how the day's events unfolded.

Pistorius to be sentenced in June

2016-03-30 21:43

Oscar Pistorius, convicted of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, will be sentenced in June, the department of justice confirmed on Wednesday.

How much jail time does Oscar now face?

2016-03-03 20:09

Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will now face sentencing following the Constitutional Court's decision to deny his application for leave to appeal his murder conviction.

Oscar denied leave to appeal his conviction

2016-03-03 18:08

The Constitutional Court has dismissed convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius's application for leave to appeal his conviction, the National Prosecuting Authority confirmed.

Oscar's appeal has 'no reasonable prospect of success' - State

2016-01-25 15:32

The State has filed an affidavit to oppose Oscar Pistorius's bid to appeal his conviction of murder with the Consitutional Court.

'Sorry, we're not interested,' ConCourt could tell Oscar - expert

2015-12-08 13:03

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is turning to the Constitutional Court to try to overturn his murder conviction, but it might be tricky to convince the highest court of the country to hear his appeal, a legal expert has warned.

Pistorius back in court on Tuesday

2015-12-07 13:52

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius will be back in the in the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday for a quick appearance ahead of formal sentencing proceedings.

Oscar & Reeva: 'A human tragedy of Shakespearean proportions'

2015-12-03 12:10

The Supreme Court of Appeal has described the Oscar Pistorius case as a tragedy, as it overturned his culpable homicide conviction for Reeva Steenkamp's death.

Pistorius family: 'No comment'

2015-12-03 11:53

The family of Oscar Pistorius has noted the Supreme Court of Appeal's decision to replace his culpable homicide conviction with murder, but will not comment at this stage.

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