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Ubuntu or 10 years for Oscar

2014-10-18 22:30
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Oscar Pistorius should get either 10 years in jail or house arrest and community service, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

State wants 10 years for Oscar

2014-10-17 13:40
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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should be jailed for 10 years for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Community service inappropriate - Nel

2014-10-17 12:33

The community based punishment and house arrest proposed for Oscar Pistorius is an "inappropriate" punishment for the death of Reeva Steenkamp, prosecutor Gerrie Nel says.

Oscar's pain won't go away - Roux

2014-10-17 11:24

The pain caused by the death of Reeva Steenkamp at the hands of Oscar Pistorius is far worse than any punishment for the athlete, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Oscar cries in dock

2014-10-17 10:48

Oscar Pistorius has broken down in the North Gauteng High Court as his lawyer told the court that the athlete never considered that it was his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp behind the toilet door.

Loss of a child is devastating - Roux

2014-10-17 10:11

The loss of a child is devastating but the North Gauteng High Court should look at the facts to determine the suitable punishment for culpable homicide-convicted Oscar Pistorius, the court has heard.

Modise: Prison machines can scan for ailments

2014-10-16 14:35

There are machines in prisons that scan prisoners for ailments, the North Gauteng High Court has heard in sentencing procedures of Oscar Pistorius.

Steenkamps not seeking revenge, court hears

2014-10-16 10:31

Reeva Steenkamp's family are not seeking revenge against her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius but do want him to go to jail, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Oscar seemed shy - Reeva's cousin

2014-10-15 19:24

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius seemed shy and did not show much affection towards Reeva Steenkamp, her cousin Kim Martin has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Reeva was a fun-loving child - cousin

2014-10-15 15:10

Reeva Steenkamp was a fun-loving child who wanted to look after everyone around her, her cousin Kim Martin has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Prison will break Oscar – defence witness

2014-10-14 15:05
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Prison will "break" Oscar Pistorius because it leaves physically disabled people vulnerable, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

AS IT HAPPENED - Reeva's mom rejected 'blood money' from Pistorius

2014-10-14 13:04
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Oscar Pistorius wants to set up a fund to provide financial support to Reeva Steenkamp's family, a reporter at the North Gauteng High Court has tweeted.

Oscar's manager blames media

2014-10-14 12:25

Oscar Pistorius’s manager Petrus van Zyl wished the media would show a “bit more respect” for the culpable homicide-convicted paralympian, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Nel tries to discredit Oscar defence witness

2014-10-13 16:49

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has tried to discredit two of the witnesses called by Oscar Pistorius's defence in sentencing procedures in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius sentencing

2014-10-13 13:55
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Oscar Pistorius's manager has listed all the charity work the athlete has done.

Pistorius’s defence to call 4 witnesses

2014-10-13 10:23

Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers intend calling four witnesses during the paralympian's sentencing proceedings in the High Court in Pretoria.

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.

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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.

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Oscar's Judgment Day in pictures

2014-09-11 10:43

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 to expect from Oscar and Barry

2014-09-11 07:42

Zareef Minty takes a look at four possible verdicts in the Oscar Pistorius case, and explains his impressions of Barry Roux after he met him a while back.

Oscar timeline: From hero to zero

2014-09-09 20:48

Oscar Pistorius was South Africa's golden boy after the Paralympian athlete competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Expert: Pistorius a good State witness

2014-09-09 09:31

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius let his defence team down when he testified in his murder trial and was actually a good witness for the State, a lawyer says.

Roux dismisses State's 'baker's dozen'

2014-08-08 23:14

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius's lawyer has dealt with the State's "proverbial baker's dozen" used to show that he lied, in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Roux explains lack of evidence

2014-08-08 16:51

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius's lawyer has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that the defence did not call expert witnesses because the State's witnesses had corroborated their version.

Nel is desperate - Roux

2014-08-08 12:46

The prosecutor in murder accused Oscar Pistorius's trial is "desperate and naughty", Advocate Barry Roux for Pistorius, has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

 

Reeva's death was horrific - Nel

2014-10-17 21:04

Oscar Pistorius caused an 'horrific' death, prosecutor says at end of sentencing hearing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar to be sentenced on Tuesday

2014-10-17 12:44
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Oscar Pistorius will have to wait four days for his sentencing for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar not cold-blooded murderer - Roux

2014-10-17 11:41

Oscar Pistorius has been wrongly labelled in the media as a cold-blooded murderer after his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Oscar has lost everything - Roux

2014-10-17 11:05

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has lost everything in the aftermath of his shooting Reeva Steenkamp dead, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Oscar did not consciously act illegally - Roux

2014-10-17 10:35

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius did not consciously act unlawfully when he killed Reeva Steenkamp, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Busy day in Oscar court

2014-10-16 18:30
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There were tears, swearing, sarcasm, and even a birthday during sentencing proceedings for paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Roux makes barb at Nel, laughter in court

2014-10-16 13:21

Oscar Pistorius's lawyer Barry Roux has made a barbed comment at prosecutor Gerry Nel during sentencing proceedings for the Paralympian in the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar arrives at court

2014-10-16 09:26

Culpable homicide-convicted Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has arrived at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the fourth day of his sentencing proceedings.

Oscar doesn't want money back - Roux

2014-10-15 15:10

The money Oscar Pistorius paid to the family of Reeva Steenkamp was paid unconditionally and he does not want it back, his lawyer says.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'Reeva was everything to them'

2014-10-15 14:01
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Reeva Steenkamp's cousin says the moment she heard Oscar Pistorius had shot his girlfriend she said: "I hope to God he's cheating on Reeva."

Probation officer recommends house arrest for Oscar

2014-10-14 14:00

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should get three years of correctional supervision for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a probation officer says.

Nel questions reason for Oscar's doctorate

2014-10-14 12:25

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has rejected claims that Oscar Pistorius was awarded an honorary doctorate for helping provide prostheses to the disabled.

Oscar's manager back in the spotlight

2014-10-14 06:02

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel will continue to cross-examine Oscar Pistorius's manager Petrus van Zyl in the athlete's sentencing proceedings.

Oscar planned to retire in 2017 - manager

2014-10-13 15:03

Oscar Pistorius was planning to retire in 2017 and lost all his endorsements after he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, his manager has told the High Court in Pretoria.

Nel gets no answers on Oscar's new girlfriend

2014-10-13 12:37

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel failed to get an answer from Oscar Pistorius's psychologist on whether a new girlfriend would have affected the paralympian's emotional state after the death of Reeva Steenkamp.

I didn't want to testify, Oscar's psychologist says

2014-10-13 10:23

Oscar Pistorius's psychologist Lore Hartzenburg did not want to testify in his murder trial, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

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

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5 most dramatic moments of Oscar's trial

2014-09-11 12:44

As Oscar Pistorius's five-month murder trial draws to a close, News24 looks back at some of the most dramatic moments.

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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.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Oscar's fall from Hero to Zero

2014-09-10 17:05

Oscar Pistorius was the first-ever double-leg amputee to take part in the Olympics, but almost a year later, he was charged with the murder of his model and law-graduate girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Here is an infographic detailing his fall from hero to zero.

5 things the world's saying about Oscar's trial

2014-09-09 20:45
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South Africa is holding its breath for Thursday’s verdict on Oscar Pistorius, but what is the rest of the world saying? News24 takes a look.

Barry Roux: Police inefficiency to blame

2014-08-28 09:00
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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's lawyer Barry Roux has lashed out at police inefficiency saying they were to blame for many criminals not being convicted.

Nothing strange about Reeva's action - Roux

2014-08-08 20:10
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There is nothing abnormal about the way Reeva Steenkamp acted moments before she was shot and killed by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Roux: Witness was desperate to help State

2014-08-08 13:58

A State witness in murder accused Oscar Pistorius's trial was "desperate" to help the State, Pistorius's lawyer has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Athletes trained to react to sound - Oscar lawyer

2014-08-08 12:16

As a track athlete, murder accused Oscar Pistorius is trained to react to sound, his lawyer has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

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