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.

PICS: Inside Pistorius, Krejcir prison cells

2015-12-01 11:01

A large media contingent has toured Kgosi Mampuri II Prison, taking a closer look at the cells that housed Oscar Pistorius and Radovan Krejcir, among others.

Smiling Oscar pictured with kids as he celebrates birthday

2015-11-24 11:31

A smiling Oscar Pistorius has been pictured surrounded by young children as he celebrated his birthday at his uncle's house in Pretoria.

We want more offenders on monitoring devices - dept

2015-11-18 18:16

The Department of Correctional Services wants more money to buy additional electronic monitoring devices to help it deal with overcrowding in prisons.

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius arrives at police station for community service

Watch as Oscar Pistorius arrives at Garsfontein police station to perform community service.

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#FeesMustFall dominates SA coverage, Oscar dominates social

2015-11-09 07:57

For three weeks running #FeesMustFall has dominated media coverage, closely followed by the Rugby World Cup, media monitoring company ROi Africa says.

Roux's comment on losing appeal can't be taken seriously - expert

Barry Roux's passing comment on losing the appeal to Gerrie Nel can't be taken seriously, says this criminal law expert. Watch.

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Oscar Pistorius won't be retried if SCA overturns culpable homicide sentence - expert

If the Supreme Court of Appeal finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder instead of culpable homicide, sentencing will be a fairly quick process. Watch.

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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”.


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.

WATCH: We Skype with author of Oscar Pistorius books

We're joined on the line by Nick van der Leek, co-author of numerous books on the Oscar Pistorius trial.

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Oscar reports for community service duties

2015-11-14 08:40

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has reported to Garsfontein police station, east of Pretoria, where he was to conduct community service.

Outcry as former rugby player posts selfie with Oscar

2015-11-10 10:32

A 'selfie' taken of shamed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius by a close friend has provoked criticism on social media.

Concerns mount over Oscar Pistorius 'reality show' rumour

2015-11-06 11:39

A report of an upcoming reality show called House Arrest is doing the rounds.

WATCH: Judges will most likely rule on Oscar appeal before court closures in December

Criminal law expert William Booth anticipates the bench of Supreme Court of Appeal judges will have a ruling before courts close in December. Watch.

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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.

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