ARTICLES RELATING TO PISTORIUS TRIAL

NPA hasn't yet decided on Pistorius appeal

2014-10-24 11:30
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The NPA says it has not decided yet if it will appeal the Oscar Pistorius sentence, after it emerged that prosecutor Gerrie Nel had asked a law professor for his advice on the matter.

Oscar cried himself to sleep in prison - report

2014-10-23 08:12
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The correctional services department has declined to comment on a report that convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius cried himself to sleep on his first day in prison.

We don't want revenge - Reeva's mom

2014-10-22 13:31
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The mother of Reeva Steenkamp has insisted she did not want "revenge", the day after the Oscar Pistorius was handed a five-year jail term for shooting her daughter dead.

Oscar 'biggest news story in the world'

2014-10-21 19:09
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The sentencing of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is the biggest news story in the world, media monitoring group ROi Africa says.

Decision on sentencing is mine alone - Masipa

2014-10-21 17:43
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Oscar Pistorius's fate was always going to lie in the hands of one person - Judge Thokozile Masipa.

Zuma criticises Oscar's defence team

2014-10-21 15:36
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President Jacob Zuma says that Oscar Pistorius’s disability was no basis for him to escape prison time, according to reports.

Anni's cousin left info out - lawyer

2014-10-21 14:38

Anni Dewani's cousin did not tell the British police all the details of a phone conversation she had about a fatal hijacking in Cape Town in 2010, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

NPA to discuss Pistorius sentence with prosecutors

2014-10-21 14:38
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The head of the NPA has told Parliament he will discuss the five-year prison sentence handed down to Oscar Pistorius, and a possible appeal, with prosecutors.

Pistorius may only spend 10 months in prison

2014-10-21 13:23
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In terms of the Criminal Procedure Act, Oscar Pistorius may end up spending only 10 months of his five-year sentence in prison, a justice department spokesperson says.

Media frenzy as Oscar whisked off to prison in Nyala

2014-10-21 12:58

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been driven away from the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria accompanied by wailing police sirens, to begin serving his five-year jail term.

Donald Trump slams Oscar judge on Twitter again!

2014-10-21 12:36

Although he is not a South African citizen and has nothing to do with the Oscar Pistorius trial, Donald Trump still has a lot to say.

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in jail

2014-10-21 12:09

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

2014-10-21 11:54

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

2014-10-21 11:53

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. They must apply within 14 days. 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.

 

Pistorius judgment not well reasoned - expert

2014-10-24 13:40
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The judgment in the Oscar Pistorius trial may not stand up to constitutional scrutiny and can be appealed on a question of law, a law professor believes.

British comedian blames Reeva Steenkamp for her own death in shocking joke

2014-10-24 09:05
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British comedian, Jimmy Carr, made a highly controversial joke while presenting an award at the Q Awards in London.

Oscar spent first night in single jail cell

2014-10-22 16:31
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Oscar Pistorius has spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in, Pretoria.

Watch Masipa sentence Pistorius

2014-10-22 08:08

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.

Oscar processed, placed in cell

2014-10-21 18:22
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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been processed and placed in his cell in the hospital wing of the Kgosi Mampuru II prison, the facility's area commissioner Zebilon Monama says.

Oscar deserved life - NFPYM

2014-10-21 17:43
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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should have been given a harsher sentence, the National Freedom Party Youth Movement says.

No parole for Oscar - IFP Women's Brigade

2014-10-21 15:36

The IFP Women's Brigade has welcomed the sentence handed down in the Oscar Pistorius case but says he should not get parole.

Oscar's sentence carefully chosen - law expert

2014-10-21 14:38

The five years imposed on Oscar Pistorius is significant, because a longer sentence would not have given him a chance of house arrest, a law expert says.

Oscar will embrace sentence - uncle

2014-10-21 13:23

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will embrace the five-year prison sentence handed down by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, his uncle Arnold says.

Social media users express shock at Pistorius sentence

2014-10-21 12:38

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

2014-10-21 12:05

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

2014-10-21 11:54

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.

AS IT HAPPENED: Families happy with Pistorius's 5 year sentence

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
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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.

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