Oscar Pistorius and Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir are not receiving special treatment, says correctional services. But they sure are enjoying a good game of footie…
A British advertisement making light of Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial by offering “money back if he walks”, drew a record 5,525 complaints in the UK
What would Tinder be like if Helen, Oscar, Malema, Zuma, Thuli and Steve Hof were up for grabs? Here’s what we reckon their bios would say…
The State has been granted leave to appeal Pistorius’ culpable homicide conviction. But what does that mean exactly?
An utterly heart wrenching, brutally honest account of the June and Barry Steenkamp’s version of events surrounding the death of their daughter Reeva Steenkamp. The book defies any reader to be dry eyed thoughout, and you are left knowing Reeva a little more intimately. Arguably the most honest book to come out of South Africa in years
Six years of hard work and dedication has brought Scott Reardon to within striking distance of the fame Oscar Pistorius once enjoyed.
The trial, the biggest social media event in South Africa, generated huge global interest and intense media scrutiny. His conviction came on the heels of a 77-year sentence handed down to a rhino poacher in July, shocking and angering many Twitter users.
49 Days into the trial of Oscar Pistorius, who shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp; Judge Thokozile Masipa has delivered sentencing, sending the fallen hero to prison.
As day five of Oscar’s sentencing meanders on, Barry Roux is putting it to you: don’t send Oscar to prison, rather let him serve the community in the spirit of Ubuntu.
Gerrie Nel back in full swing as he lays into Barry Roux’s witnesses like only he can.
As several high profile court cases continue to bring media attention to South Africa, the successful appeal of the internationally overlooked Jub Jub conviction may offer some insight into what fate awaits Pistorius and Dewani
After dismissing charges of murder, and two lesser charges involving firearms and ammunition, Pistorius was found to be negligent on the night of the shooting, and therefore guilty of culpable homicide. He will face his sentencing in due course
Jail time, suspended sentence, correctional supervision or acquittal — what’s next in store for Pistorius after a sensational day in court?
Oscar Pistorius may well hear his verdict today, as Judge Thokozile Masipa has swiftly moved through the evidence and arguments provided to date. Before the court broke for lunch, Masipa had stated that there was insufficient evidence to support a murder conviction
As Oscar Pistorius waits for his verdict to be announced later this week, speculations are starting to run wild in regard to what sentence Judge Thokozile Masipa might opt for and what Pistorius’ prison sentence might look like in practice if the judge decides that he is guilty
Last week state prosecutor Gerrie Nel presented what he saw as 13 incongruities of Oscar Pistorius’s defence that showed he had lied in court. The murder accused’s lawyer Barry Roux then had his last chance to defend Pistorius in court before Judge Masipa retired to consider the case. She will read her verdict on Thursday 11 September.
Letter to the Editor | A UK-based South African says she is ashamed of Gerrie Nel’s bullying of Oscar Pistorius and believes this has not been a fair trial but a media witch-hunt. Do you agree?
Oscar Pistorius was reported to have been involved in a bar fight in Johannesburg over the weekend, where it was alleged that he had uttered boastful remarks trying to provoke a confrontation with an up-and-coming racing driver
As Oscar Pistorius returns from his forced holiday at Weskoppies, we examine the most exciting and interesting courtroom moments to date, well in time for Judge Thokozile Masipa’s verdict
When psychiatrist Meryl Vorster presented evidence in court about Oscar Pistorius’ anxiety disorder last week, could she have fathomed that her professional evaluation would lead to this crucial development in the high-profile South African murder trial?
A look at global commentary on the Oscar Pistorius trial, and what it reveals about the South African psyche
Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp without a doubt, that question has been answered. As his murder trial continues into its third month, the athlete’s fate remains undecided, with one of the key questions being: what kind of man is Oscar Pistorius?
Former South African Sunday Times gossip columnist Jani Allan alleges that Oscar Pistorius took acting lessons ahead of his murder trial