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.

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.

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.


inside Oscar Pistorius on Trial

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.

ANALYSIS: Oscar will now plead for leniency - law expert

2015-12-03 11:45

Oscar Pistorius will now have to provide a compelling reason why he should not be sentenced to a minimum of 15 years in jail for murdering Reeva Steenkamp, a legal expert says.

Flamboyant Oscar supporter arrives early at court

2015-12-03 08:39

Dressed in a flamboyant purple suit, red shoes and a fedora, Tokelo Africa was one of the first to arrive at the Supreme Court of Appeal to show support for Oscar Pistorius.

SCA will hand down Oscar judgment on Thursday

2015-12-01 15:29

The Supreme Court of Appeal will rule on Thursday on whether Oscar Pistorius’s culpable homicide conviction will be replaced with murder.

SCA nears Oscar ruling

2015-11-30 21:14

An official says that the SCA is finalising a decision on whether to send Oscar Pistorius back to prison by overturning a manslaughter conviction and finding him guilty of murder.

Why Oscar's family did not attend appeal hearing

2015-11-03 18:03

The family of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius did not attend an appeal against his conviction in Bloemfontein because they wanted to ensure the focus remained on the legal issues.

PICS: Oscar's SCA hearing

2015-11-03 09:31

View pics from the Supreme Court of Appeal as the State argues why Oscar Pistorius should be convicted of murder, and not culpable homicide.

Oscar Pistorius conviction appeal - as it happened

2015-11-03 08:17

Get all the highlights from the State's appeal against Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide conviction. It wants it overturned in favour of a murder conviction.

Hype is undermining Oscar's rights - family

2015-10-06 18:02

The public, political and media hype around Oscar Pistorius’s trial has undermined his right to be treated like any other prisoner, his family says.

Oscar parole decision delayed - report

2015-10-05 21:22

The question of whether convicted former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will walk free any time soon was again delayed on Monday, according to reports.

No clarity on when Oscar could be released

2015-10-05 09:25

It is unclear when Oscar Pistorius will be released from Kgosi Mampuru II Prison in Pretoria should he be granted parole.

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.

NPA welcomes murder conviction for Oscar

2015-12-03 11:41

The National Prosecuting Authority has welcomed the Supreme Court of Appeal's decision to replace Oscar Pistorius’s culpable homicide conviction with murder.

INFOGRAPHIC: Oscar's SCA hearing in review

2015-12-02 21:31

The Supreme Court of Appeal will rule on Thursday on whether Oscar Pistorius’s culpable homicide conviction will be replaced with murder. Here is how his SCA hearing played out last month.

Oscar didn't get special treatment - correctional services

2015-12-01 17:09

Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was not given preferential treatment while in at the Kgosi Mampuru II prison, the Department of Correctional Services has said.

Oscar's fate now lies in hands of five SCA judges

2015-11-03 21:18

Whether Pretoria High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa made errors in applying the law with her Oscar Pistorius judgment, is what five appeal judges will be deliberating on in the next few weeks.

Mic should have been switched off - Nel

2015-11-03 16:20

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel has said he cannot comment on the context in which Oscar Pistorius’s advocate Barry Roux had told him that he, Roux, was going to “lose”.

Gerrie Nel arrives at SCA early to 'catch the worm'

2015-11-03 08:54

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel and his team have arrived early at the Supreme Court of Appeal for the Oscar Pistorius appeal hearing.

Respect Oscar's privacy - Correctional Services

2015-10-20 15:46

The privacy of offenders - including that of former paralympian Oscar Pistorius - may not be invaded, the department of correctional services says.

Pistorius to undergo psychotherapy

2015-10-06 07:11

The Parole Review Board has recommended that jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius be sent for psychotherapy, the Department of Correctional Services says.

Oscar to stay in jail as parole decision delayed: lawyer

2015-10-05 17:47

Oscar Pistorius will stay in jail after a decision to grant him parole was again delayed, his lawyer has said.

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