Oscar appeal: 'Both sides had valid arguments'

2015-11-04 05:39

Law experts are wary of making predictions about what the outcome would be after the Supreme Court of Appeal reserved judgment in the Oscar Pistorius matter.

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.

Oscar appeal: Quotes of the day

2015-11-03 14:27

Judgment has been reserved in the State's appeal to overturn Oscar Pistorius's conviction of culpable homicide for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Here is a compilation of quotes from the day.

I'm going to lose - Roux heard telling Nel

2015-11-03 13:25

Oscar Pistorius's lawyer Barry Roux has been overheard telling State prosecutor Gerrie Nel he, Roux, was going to "lose" after delivering arguments in the Supreme Court of Appeal, but the context was not clear.


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.

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

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INFOGRAPHIC:What you should know about Oscar's SCA hearing

2015-11-03 07:10

The State is expected to argue Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should be convicted of murder and not culpable homicide after shooting Reeva Steenkamp. Here is what you need to know.

HEADLINES: Gangs blamed in twin necklacing, Pistorius case and Republican debate

In today's news headlines: the family of twins necklaced in Gauteng speak out, Oscar Pistorius's defence says he can't afford another trial and the US's Republican candidates face off.

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HEADLINES: Pistorius parole, Tutu in hospital & Cairo bombing

In today's news headlines: Oscar Pistorius's may appeal decision to not release him on parole, Desmond Tutu will stay in hospital for two weeks & police building bombed in Cairo.

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NPA welcomes Oscar ruling

2015-03-13 16:13

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.

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.


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”.

Oscar appeal: Roux grilled in SCA

2015-11-03 14:24

Oscar Pistorius’s lawyer has had to work hard to convince the Supreme Court of Appeal that a trial court had not erred in analysing the intention behind the fatal shooting.

Judge Masipa made errors in law - Nel

2015-11-03 11:35

Questions have been raised in the Supreme Court of Appeal over how Pretoria High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa dealt with the evidence in Oscar Pistorius’s trial.

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.

SCA to hear why Oscar should be convicted of murder

2015-11-03 05:22

The Supreme Court of Appeal is expected to hear the State's argument on why former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should be convicted of murder, and not culpable homicide.

Oscar cannot afford a new trial - Barry Roux

2015-09-16 22:15

Oscar Pistorius cannot afford a new trial, and it would be too long and complex, his lawyer Barry Roux has argued in papers filed with the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Oscar Pistorius nearly home free

2015-08-02 15:00

Oscar Pistorius’ lawyers have won the latest round of his legal battles.

What does Masipa’s ruling mean for Oscar?

2014-12-10 13:17

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.

AS IT HAPPENED: State can appeal Pistorius conviction

2014-12-10 08:55

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.

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