Oscar Pistorius on Trial

Reeva's mother writes book

Reeva Steenkamp's mother has written a memoir which has been described by its publisher as the only true insider's account of the "most dramatic trial of the 21st century".


Insults, threats against Masipa undermine judiciary - BLA

2014-09-17 14:14

The Black Lawyers Association has joined the Law Society of SA in condemning vitriolic comments against Judge Thokozile Masipa, saying it is worried these criticisms are directed at her gender and race.

Law Society condemns criticism of Masipa

2014-09-17 11:02

The Law Society of SA has expressed concern at the threats and personal attacks made against Judge Thokozile Masipa following her judgment in the Oscar Pistorius trial.

Oscar Pistorius may write a book - report

2014-09-15 10:08

A British newspaper has reported that Oscar Pistorius is planning to write a book about his experiences during his murder trial - but his manager denies this, saying it's just a possibility at this stage.

Legal organisations condemn attack on Oscar judge

2014-09-16 05:00

Several legal organisations say they are concerned by the threats and personal attacks directed at Judge Thokozile Masipa who presided over the trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.


inside Oscar Pistorius on Trial

Judge Masipa's security stepped up

2014-09-14 12:11

Security has been stepped up outside Judge Thokozile Masipa's home following her judgment in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, according to a report.

Pistorius: Judgment Day 2 - As it happened

2014-09-12 11:05

Get all the highlights as Judge Thokozile Masipa continued her giving her judgment in Oscar Pistorius's trial in which he was found guilty of culpable homicide.

Family told - keep Oscar out of trouble

2014-09-12 22:53

Oscar Pistorius's family has been warned to keep the culpable homicide-convict on the straight and narrow while he awaits sentencing.

Trump insults Oscar judge

2014-09-12 13:50

The American business magnate, Donald Trump, has voiced his opinion on the Oscar Pistorius ruling.

Pistorius sentencing to start on 13 October

2014-09-12 13:11

Oscar Pistorius will return to the North Gauteng High Court on 13 October 2014 for sentencing.

Key quotes from Oscar verdict

2014-09-12 14:18

Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide but acquitted of murder. Here are some of the key quotes of the day.

NPA disappointed by Pistorius verdict

2014-09-12 12:19

The NPA says it is disappointed that Oscar Pistorius has been acquitted of murder, and says it will weigh its future options after he is sentenced.

Darren Fresco escapes prosecution

2014-09-12 11:37

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's friend Darren Fresco has avoided prosecution on firearms-related charges, the North Gauteng High Court has ruled.

Gallery: Oscar dominates front pages around the globe

2014-09-12 10:31

The Oscar Pistorius trial has captured the attention of the world, with the final day of verdict covering front pages globally.

Pistorius guilty of firing shot in restaurant

2014-09-12 10:27

The State has proved beyond reasonable doubt that paralympian Oscar Pistorius contravened the firearms act when he fired a shot in a restaurant, the North Gauteng High Court has ruled.

Pics: Oscar's Judgment - Day 2

2014-09-12 09:36

Judge Masipa is due to deliver a verdict in Oscar Pistorius's trial today. Here are all the pictures from the North Gauteng High Court as it happens.

'What a circus' - Oscar trial bystanders

2014-09-12 09:29

The media are stacked up on either side of the entrance to the North Gauteng High Court as bystanders looked on amazed at the throng of people who turned out for the second day of judgment in Oscar Pistorius's trial.

Oscar awaits his fate

2014-09-12 07:02

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is set to hear if the North Gauteng High Court finds him guilty of culpable homicide.

Twitter users shocked by Judge Masipa's Oscar judgment

2014-09-11 20:19

Many people were shocked when the judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial said the Paralympian can't be found guilty of murder, and many took to social networking sites to voice their disappointment.

Another night of waiting for Pistorius

2014-09-11 19:02

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will spend another night wondering about his fate as judgment in his murder trial was adjourned.

Judge: Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

2014-09-11 16:37

In a lengthy verdict phase climaxing Oscar Pistorius's trial, the judge said he can't be found guilty of murder, but that he was negligent, raising the possibility that he'll be convicted of culpable homicide.

Key quotes from Masipa's judgment

2014-09-11 15:32

Here are some of the key quotes from the first day of Judge Thokozile Masipa's judgment in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.

State urged to appeal Pistorius ruling

2014-09-14 07:29

Oscar Pistorius's escape from a murder charge might be short-lived as a growing number of legal experts believe the State will appeal Judge Thokozile Masipa’s judgment.

Reeva's mom - Judge gets it wrong

2014-09-13 06:00

The parents of Reeva Steenkamp believe the conviction of culpable homicide that Oscar Pistorius received for shooting their daughter was not the right one.

There are no victors - Oscar's family

2014-09-12 14:45

Oscar Pistorius's uncle has thanked the judge who cleared the athlete of murder, but says there are no victors and the family remains "deeply affected by the devastating tragedy".

Crowds throng Oscar outside court

2014-09-12 13:52

Oscar Pistorius battled to get to his vehicle through a crowd of people gathered outside the North Gauteng High Court after he was found guilty of culpable homicide.

Oscar emotionless after verdict

2014-09-12 13:46

After a gruelling 43-day trial Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has showed no emotion as Judge Thokozile Masipa found him guilty of culpable homicide.

Oscar: No comment from IPC

2014-09-12 12:53

The International Paralympic Committee has refused to comment on SA athlete Oscar Pistorius being found guilty of culpable homicide.

Oscar Pistorius's bail extended

2014-09-12 13:02

The North Gauteng High Court has extended Oscar Pistorius's bail, after he was found not guilty of murder but guilty of culpable homicide.

State opposes extending Oscar's bail

2014-09-12 11:21

The State has opposed the extension of Oscar Pistorius's bail after he was found guilty of culpable homicide in the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

2014-09-12 10:21

Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide in the death of Reeva Steenkamp, but not guilty of premeditated murder.

Oscar acquitted on ammunition possession charge

2014-09-12 10:30

Oscar Pistorius has been acquitted of a charge of illegal possession of ammunition, after Judge Thokozile Masipa said the State failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt.

Pistorius acquitted on sunroof shooting charge

2014-09-12 10:04

Oscar Pistorius has been acquitted on one of the charges of discharging a firearm in public, with Judge Thokozile Masipa saying the State had failed to establish he is guilty beyond reasonable doubt.

I hid gun from Oscar - ex

2014-09-12 09:16

Oscar Pistorius's ex-girlfriend, Samantha Taylor, has told a British newspaper that he bit and pinched her, and that she once hid his gun because she was terrified he'd kill her.

Pistorius trial ends on cliffhanger - As it happened

2014-09-11 12:00

Judge Thokozile Masipa has ended the first day of her judgment in Oscar Pistorius's trial on a cliffhanger and will continue on Friday.

Pistorius could get 'separate accommodation' in prison

2014-09-11 21:37

The department of correctional services has said that disabled prisoners could be entitled to separate accommodation, as the verdict was delivered in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial.

Oscar waits for culpable homicide verdict

2014-09-11 21:14

Oscar Pistorius has been cleared of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but the Paralympian's troubles aren't over - there's still a ruling to come on culpable homicide.

Masipa: Reasonable person would not have shot 4 times

2014-09-11 17:42

A reasonable person would not have fired four times into a toilet cubicle, the North Gateung High Court in Pretoria heard during judgment in Oscar Pistorius's trial.

Pistorius chased by media outside court

2014-09-11 15:38

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was chased by the media when he exited the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

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