Oscar Pistorius’s grandmother dies

2016-10-09 15:47

Convicted murderer and Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's grandmother, Gerti, has died earlier at the weekend.

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.

State to challenge Pistorius's 6-year jail term

2016-08-26 08:13

The State is set to again challenge a ruling by Judge Thokozile Masipa against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius.

Oscar did not try to hurt himself, he just slipped – Carl Pistorius

2016-08-07 15:34

Oscar Pistorius' older brother, Carl, has denied the Paralympian had deliberately hurt himself, saying the convicted murderer had slipped in his cell and hurt himself.

Pistorius didn't properly explain firing through bathroom door – NPA

2016-07-21 22:09

The National Prosecuting Authority believes that the High Court failed to take into account that Reeva Steenkamp’s right to life was “needlessly taken from her”.

NPA will appeal Oscar Pistorius sentencing

2016-07-21 12:01

The National Prosecuting Authority says it is going to appeal Oscar Pistorius's six-year jail sentence, stating that it was "shockingly too lenient".

WRAP: Oscar sentenced to 6 years for murder

2016-07-06 21:11

Judge Thokozile Masipa has sentenced Oscar Pistorius to six years in jail for murdering Reeva Steenkamp, heavily favouring his defence.

Oscar Pistorius gets 6 years in prison - As it happened

2016-07-06 13:00

Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Read on for how sentencing unfolded in the High Court in Pretoria.

Pistorius will not appeal sentence - lawyer

2016-07-06 11:41

Oscar Pistorius will not appeal his six-year jail sentence for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, a member of his legal team has said outside the High Court in Pretoria.


State to appeal Oscar's sentence in SCA

2016-09-15 15:45

The State will challenge Oscar Pistorius's six year jail term in the Supreme Court of Appeal, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

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.

Oscar's 6-year sentence 'shocking' - Nel

2016-08-26 10:03

Reducing convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius's sentence from the prescribed 15-year minimum to six "induces a sense of shock", the High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Appeal against Oscar's 'lenient' sentence without merit - defence

2016-08-18 18:03

Oscar Pistorius’ defence team says that the State’s decision to appeal his murder sentence is without merit.

Oscar Pistorius’s dad breaks his silence

2016-07-24 16:33

Oscar Pistorius’s father, Henke, believes his son should never have been convicted of murder and is “furious” that his advice on the case was repeatedly ignored by the Pistorius family and their legal team.

Reeva's parents support NPA bid to appeal Pistorius sentence

2016-07-21 14:15

Reeva Steenkamp’s parents have expressed their support for prosecutor Gerrie Nel and his team in their appeal against Oscar Pistorius’s six-year jail sentence.

Pistorius in prison single room cell

2016-07-07 22:12

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is serving his six-year sentence for killing his girlfriend in a single hospital prison cell.

State will struggle with Pistorius appeal – defence lawyer

2016-07-06 14:29

A legal expert says the State will have a tough time getting the Supreme Court of Appeal to reconsider Judge Thokozile Masipa’s six-year sentence for convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius.

Pistorius likely to serve less than 6 years in prison - top lawyer

2016-07-06 12:08

A top defence lawyer has told News24 that Oscar Pistorius is likely to serve less than six years in prison, provided he complies with all the requirements for parole.

6 years for Oscar Pistorius an 'insult' - ANCWL

2016-07-06 10:54

The six-year jail sentence imposed on Oscar Pistorius for murdering Reeva Steenkamp is an insult and an embarrassment, the ANC Women’s League says.

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