ARTICLES RELATING TO PISTORIUS TRIAL

ConCourt dismisses leave to appeal by Oscar Pistorius

2018-04-09 15:15

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to appeal his 13-year sentence for murder.

Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl over phone

2017-12-12 11:38

Former Paralympic champion and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has been injured in a prison brawl over the use of a public phone, a prison official says.

Pistorius: From Olympic glory to jail for murder

2017-11-02 08:43

The Supreme Court of Appeal will on Friday hear the State's appeal to lengthen the jail term of double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius for murdering his girlfriend.

Oscar Pistorius marks 1 year in prison with a 'positive attitude'

2017-07-06 11:10

"It is going very well with Oscar Pistorius," the Department of Correctional Services says, as he marks one year in prison.

SCA orders State to argue Oscar Pistorius appeal

2016-11-04 12:31

The State will have to argue in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein why it thinks convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius's six-year jail term is lenient.

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.

 

Oscar Pistorius approaches ConCourt to appeal 13-year murder sentence

2017-12-19 13:54

Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has filed papers to the Constitutional Court appealing his 13-year sentence for murder.

SCA increases Oscar Pistorius's murder sentence to 13 years

2017-11-24 09:49

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein has increased the sentence of former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to 13 years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius to spend the night in hospital

2017-08-03 18:59

Oscar Pistorius will be kept in hospital overnight following medical examinations believed to be related to chest pains.

'We will miss him' - June Steenkamp on Gerrie Nel

2017-01-31 14:44

Reeva Steenkamp's parents have sent their best wishes to the man who "fought for justice" for their late daughter.

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”.

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