O'Sullivan prosecutor refuses to let case go ahead

2016-09-29 14:39

The prosecutor overseeing the criminal cases against forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan has refused to act in any of the cases involving the investigator until a high court application launched by O’Sullivan this week was finalised.

Oscar being treated like a ping-pong ball - Roux

2016-08-26 11:28

The State's repeated appeals against Oscar Pistorius were prolonging his uncertainty and bouncing him between courts "like a ping-pong ball", the High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

WATCH: Oscar was on his stumps for a reason, says lawyer

Lawyer Ulrich Roux says there was sound reason for Barry Roux to ask Oscar Pistorius to walk on his stumps in court.

0 comments17059 Views
ICYMI: Four key moments for Pistorius in court

Judge Thokozile Masipa will sentence Oscar Pistorius for murder on 6 July 2016.

0 comments5832 Views

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.

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.

WATCH: Barry Roux arrives at court for Pistorius proceedings

Barry Roux arrives at the Pretoria High Court as Oscar Pistorius awaits murder conviction.

0 comments1487 Views
Pistorius convicted of murder: everything you need to know

Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder by the Supreme Court of Appeal. Here's everything you need to know.

0 comments77602 Views

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'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.


Bid to appeal Oscar Pistorius's 6-year sentence rejected

2016-08-26 12:02

Judge Thokozile Masipa has rejected the State’s bid for leave to appeal the six-year jail sentence for murder she imposed on Oscar Pistorius.

Pistorius on stumps, with gun a 'formidable person' - Nel

2016-08-26 10:36

Oscar Pistorius on his stumps, holding a gun, would have been a "formidable" person, the High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

WATCH: Ban lifted on crime scene snaps of Reeva

Judge Thokozile Masipa lifted a previous order at the request of Reeva Steenkamp's parents, especially father Barry.

0 comments16214 Views

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.

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.

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.

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.

0 comments 17950 Views
Oscar's disability alone could warrant a lesser sentence - expert

On Thursday the Supreme Court of Appeal replaced Oscar Pistorius' culpable homicide conviction with murder. The case will now go back to the Pretoria High Court for appropriate sentencing. Criminal law expert William Booth weighs in. Watch.

0 comments9273 Views

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.

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.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.