ARTICLES RELATING TO PISTORIUS TRIAL

Social media users express shock at Pistorius sentence

15 minutes ago

Social media tags around the Pistorius trial are still trending in South Africa as viewers take to social networks to voice their opinions.

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Social media tags around the Pistorius trial are still trending in South Africa as viewers take to social networks to voice their opinions.

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Watch Masipa sentence Pistorius

48 minutes ago

Judge Thokozile Masipa handed down a sentence of five years in prison for Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide charge. Watch Masipa hand down her ruling here.

Correctional Services will ensure Pistorius's safety in prison

59 minutes ago

Now that Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years imprisonment, criminal law expert William Booth says correctional services will ensure Pistorius receives adequate care. Watch.

LIVE: Pistorius's: Oscar embraces chance to pay back to society

2014-10-21 11:53
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Oscar Pistorius will embrace the opportunity to pay back to society, his uncle Arnold has said on behalf of the family outside the North Gauteng High Court.

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Judge Thokozile Masipa handed down a sentence of five years in prison for Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide charge. Watch Masipa hand down her ruling here.

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Main points of Pistorius sentencing

2014-10-21 11:44

Here are some of the main points of the five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court.

Correctional Services will ensure Pistorius's safety

2014-10-21 11:34

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years imprisonment, criminal law expert William Booth says correctional services will ensure Pistorius receives adequate care. Watch.

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If the state is unsatisfied with Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide sentence, Gerrie Nel and his prosecution team are able to appeal Judge Masipa's ruling now that Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison.

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Now that Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years imprisonment, criminal law expert William Booth says correctional services will ensure Pistorius receives adequate care. Watch.

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Oscar Pistorius will go directly to prison

2014-10-21 10:51

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for culpable homicide. What happens now? Criminal law expert William Booth answers our questions.

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in jail

2014-10-21 10:35
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Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years behind bars for culpable homicide after a seven month trial for the death of Reeva Steenkamp at his luxury Pretoria home.

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After a seven-month trial, Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today in the North Gauteng High Court for the death of his partner Reeva Steenkamp. Newspapers focused on Pistorius's impending sentence.

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VIDEO: Could Oscar compete under correctional supervision?

2014-10-21 07:47

Criminal law expert William Booth believes allowing Pistorius to travel for competitions would defeat the purpose of a correctional supervision sentence. Watch.

Oscar's date with destiny

2014-10-20 21:02

After a seven-month trial, Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the death of his model and law-graduate girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Aimee Pistorius: Reeva was easy to love

2014-10-20 15:53

Reeva Steenkamp was a very special person who “was easy to love”, Oscar Pistorius’s sister has said in an interview.

Correctional services denies preparing a cell for Pistorius

2014-10-20 07:26
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The correctional services department has denied reports that it has already prepared a cell for Oscar Pistorius at the Kgosi Mampuru II prison - in the same section that houses Radovan Krejcir.

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 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.

Schultz steals some of Oscar's spotlight

2014-10-17 09:50

Self-confessed killer Mikey Schultz stole 30% of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's usual media and social network coverage over the last 24 hours, a media monitoring organisation says.

Final stretch for Oscar trial

2014-10-17 09:10

"Min dae" (few days), "the final stretch", are the words on the lips of photographers and journalists huddled outside the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the last day of Oscar Pistorius's pre-sentencing procedures.

 

Donald Trump attacks Oscar on Twitter again!

17 minutes ago

Although he is not a South African citizen or has anything to do with the Oscar Pistorius trial, Donald Trump still has a lot to say.

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in jail

44 minutes ago

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years behind bars for culpable homicide after a seven month trial for the death of Reeva Steenkamp at his luxury Pretoria home.

Watch Masipa sentence Pistorius to five years in prison

59 minutes ago

Judge Thokozile Masipa handed down a sentence of five years in prison for Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide charge. Watch Masipa hand down her ruling here.

Main points of Pistorius sentencing

59 minutes ago

Here are some of the main points of the five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court.

Watch Masipa sentence Pistorius

2014-10-21 11:45

Judge Thokozile Masipa handed down a sentence of five years in prison for Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide charge. Watch Masipa hand down her ruling here.

ANCWL 'saddened' by Pistorius sentence

2014-10-21 11:44

The five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius signals a sad day for women in South Africa, the ANCWL says.

Correctional Services will ensure Pistorius's safety

2014-10-21 11:34

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years imprisonment, criminal law expert William Booth says correctional services will ensure Pistorius receives adequate care. Watch.

Steenkamp family welcomes Pistorius jail sentence

2014-10-21 11:27

The family of slain model Reeva Steenkamp has welcomed the sentencing of her killer Oscar Pistorius to up to five years in jail.

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Should the defence deem it necessary, Barry Roux and his team are eligible to apply for leave to appeal Judge Thokozile Masipa's ruling that Oscar Pistorius serve five years in prison for his culpable homicide charge for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp. Watch.

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Oscar Pistorius will go directly to prison

2014-10-21 10:53

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for culpable homicide. What happens now? Criminal law expert William Booth answers our questions.

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Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison. What will happen now? Will he be taken to a correctional facility immediately? Criminal law expert William Booth answers our questions.

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In today's news headlines: Oscar Pistorius is set to hear his fate today, cross examination of Anni Dewani’s cousin will continue today and the ANC confirms Jackson Mtembu is recovering well after being shot.

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Mixed emotions ahead of Pistorius sentencing

2014-10-21 09:18

Oscar Pistorius's supporters and others who have gathered outside the North Gauteng High Court have expressed mixed emotions ahead of his sentencing.

Oscar's date with destiny

2014-10-21 07:47

After a seven-month trial, Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the death of his model and law-graduate girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

It's been a taxing 20 months - Oscar's brother

2014-10-20 18:29

Oscar Pistorius's brother and sister have given a string of television interviews ahead of the sentencing of the Paralympian for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Batchelor describes mounting tension in Pistorius court

2014-10-20 08:56
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Former soccer star Marc Batchelor has described mounting tension between the Steenkamp and Pistorius camps during sentencing proceedings in the North Gauteng High Court, according to a report.

Chequebook justice in SA

2014-10-19 17:57

Justice is said to be blind, but that does not seem to be the case when large sums of money are involved.

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.

Reeva's cousin, voice of society - Nel

2014-10-17 12:01

The North Gauteng High Court is "lucky" to hear the voice of Reeva Steenkamp's cousin Kim Martin because she is the voice of society, the State 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.

Oscar, Steenkamps arrive at court

2014-10-17 09:34

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius have arrived at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the last day of sentencing procedures.

Closing arguments in Oscar sentencing

2014-10-17 05:42

Closing arguments for sentencing in the culpable homicide case against paralympian Oscar Pistorius are set to be delivered in the North Gauteng High Court.

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