Oscar Pistorius on Trial

NPA welcomes Oscar ruling

The NPA says it is happy the court had refused to entertain Oscar Pistorius's challenge of the State's appeal against his culpable homicide conviction.

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Judge strikes Pistorius appeal off the roll

2015-03-13 10:33

Oscar Pistorius has lost a court bid to prevent the State from appealing his culpable homicide conviction in the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Oscar back in court to contest appeal

2015-03-13 06:00
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Lawyers for paralympian Oscar Pistorius will appeal the court decision allowing the State to appeal his culpable homicide conviction.

Corrections: No 'royal' treatment for Oscar

2015-03-11 17:22

Prisoners Oscar Pistorius and Radovan Krejcir are not receiving "royal treatment" in prison, correctional services says.

Steenkamp's mom not interested in Oscar's appeal

2015-03-10 21:00
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The mother of murdered Reeva Steenkamp says she does not care about athlete Oscar Pistorius’s upcoming appeal.

 

inside Oscar Pistorius on Trial

NPA receives Pistorius appeal notice

2015-02-25 11:40

The NPA says it has received notice that Oscar Pistorius's lawyers will contest the court decision allowing the State to appeal his culpable homicide conviction.

Pistorius advert gets most complaints ever in the UK

2015-02-20 06:03

An advertisement making light of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has received the most complaints ever in Britain.

NPA gives review notice on Pistorius appeal

2015-02-12 11:19

The NPA says it has given notice of its intention to appeal Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide conviction for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar wobbly story untrue - lawyer

2014-12-12 15:29

A report that Oscar Pistorius threw a "wobbly" when he heard that the State's application for leave to appeal his conviction was successful, is untrue, his lawyer says.

What does Masipa’s ruling mean for Oscar?

2014-12-10 13:17
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Judge Thokozile Masipa has ruled that prosecutors can appeal Oscar Pistorius’s conviction, but not his sentence. What does this mean for the Paralympian athlete? News24 finds out.

Pistorius family: We abide by ruling

2014-12-10 12:27

Oscar Pistorius's family says they will abide by the North Gauteng High Court decision to allow the State to appeal the Paralympian's conviction.

AS IT HAPPENED: State can appeal Pistorius conviction

2014-12-10 08:55
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Oscar Pistorius's father Henke has said "it shouldn't have gone this far" after Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the State leave to appeal the athlete's conviction.

Law correctly applied in Oscar case - Roux

2014-12-09 16:00

The law was correctly applied in convicting and sentencing Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Why is Masipa hearing the State's appeal application?

2014-12-09 11:00

It is up to Judge Thokozile Masipa to grant the State's application for leave to appeal. If she does, the appeal will be heard by a new judge or the full bench of the North Gauteng High Court. Watch.

Steenkamp died horrendous death - Nel

2014-12-09 11:24

Reeva Steenkamp was an innocent woman who died a horrendous death, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

State: Oscar sentence shockingly light

2014-12-09 06:11

The State's application for leave to appeal paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius' sentence and conviction is expected to be heard in the High Court in Pretoria.

Court to rule on Oscar appeal

2014-12-08 21:19

A criminal lawyer says he doesn't expect Judge Thokozile Masipa to turn down the State's application for appeal in the Oscar Pistorius case, as there is way too much controversy about the judgment.

Aimee Pistorius 'dumbfounded' by prison visit claims

2014-11-24 08:53
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Aimee Pistorius has blasted media reports concerning a visit to her brother Oscar Pistorius in prison for his 28th birthday at the weekend.

Oscar spends 28th birthday behind bars

2014-11-21 20:26
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Oscar Pistorius, serving a five-year jail sentence for killing his girlfriend, is turning 28 in his first birthday behind bars, and a world away from his former life as a jet-setting celebrity.

Oscar defence files opposing papers

2014-11-18 23:06
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The lawyers of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius have filed papers opposing the State's application to appeal his culpable homicide conviction and sentence.

Prisons tight-lipped over Oscar, Krejcir claims

2014-11-14 05:00
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The department of correctional services is tight-lipped about reports of disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius and Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir training together at the Kgosi Mampuru Prison in Pretoria.

Oscar 'monitoring device' claims not true - corrections

2014-11-11 22:01
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The prisons department has dismissed reports that convicted Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will not be eligible for correctional supervision because an electronic monitoring device cannot be fitted to his ankle.

Pistorius appeal hearing set for 9 December

2014-11-10 10:54

Prosecutors say their request to appeal Oscar Pistorius’s manslaughter conviction and 5-year prison sentence would be heard on 9 December.

Oscar lawyers seek leave to appeal Masipa decision

2015-02-24 16:22
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Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers are seeking leave to challenge Judge Thokozile Masipa’s decision to give the State the right to appeal her finding that he was guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

Steenkamps unhappy about Oscar’s new privileges

2015-02-19 07:24
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Reeva Steenkamp’s family has expressed its unhappiness at the granting of additional prison privileges to Oscar Pistorius.

Oscar stripped of honorary doctorate

2015-02-02 16:54
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Convicted Paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, has been stripped of his honorary degree, four months after being jailed for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, according to reports.

Oscar could still face murder conviction

2014-12-10 15:27
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Oscar Pistorius again faces the possibility of a murder conviction after Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled that prosecutors can appeal against the Paralympian’s conviction.

NPA welcomes Pistorius decision

2014-12-10 12:47

The NPA has welcomed decision by the North Gauteng High Court to grant the State leave to appeal against the conviction of Oscar Pistorius for culpable homicide.

All eyes on Pistorius trial judge

2014-12-10 06:20
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Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to give her ruling on the State's leave to appeal paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius' sentence and conviction, in the North Gauteng High Court.

Tense wait for Oscar

2014-12-09 14:36

Judge Thokozile Masipa is set to respond to arguments on whether to allow prosecutors to appeal the verdict and sentence in the case against Oscar Pistorius.

Too much mercy shown to Oscar - Nel

2014-12-09 12:39

The High Court in Pretoria showed ‘too much mercy’ to Oscar Pistorius in sentencing him to five years for shooting dead Reeva Steenkamp, the State has argued.

Nel: Pistorius application not easy

2014-12-09 10:53

The application by the State for leave to appeal Oscar Pistorius's sentence and conviction is not an easy task, Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has told the High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar could get bail - law expert

2014-12-08 15:55

After 49 days in prison, Oscar Pistorius could get bail if the State succeeds in its application for leave to appeal his sentence and conviction, a law expert says.

Steenkamps deny meddling in Dewani case

2014-12-07 09:13
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The parents of slain model Reeva Steenkamp denied calling for Shrien Dewani to testify in his murder trial, the Steenkamps' attorney says.

Rules flouted for Oscar’s birthday - report

2014-11-23 14:06
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The correctional services department has denied that Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is receiving special treatment at the Kgosi Mampuru Prison in Pretoria, but says recent claims will be investigated.

Reeva's mom ready to launch book

2014-11-21 08:33
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June Steenkamp is set to launch her book Reeva - A Mother's Story in Port Elizabeth.

State's appeal is flawed, Pistorius lawyers argue

2014-11-18 12:08
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Oscar Pistorius's lawyers have reportedly challenged the State's intention to appeal his conviction and sentence, saying it is deeply flawed and should be dismissed.

Oscar, Krejcir train together

2014-11-13 19:50
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Disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius and Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir have trained together at the Kgosi Mampuru Prison in Pretoria.

Oscar killed Reeva to hide truth - Steenkamp's mother

2014-11-10 18:25
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Reeva Steenkamp's mother does not believe Oscar Pistorius accidentally killed her daughter and feels "let down" by South Africa's justice system, according to a memoir published.

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