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Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of culpable homicide. ( )

Pistorius may serve only 10 months in jail

Convicted paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius may end up spending only 10 months in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a justice department spokesman said on Tuesday.

A homemade bomb exploded close to a restaurant in Baghdad's Sheikh Omar neighborhood.
Baghdad restaurant bombs kill 21
Tuesday 21 October 2014 14:30
A homemade bomb exploded close to a restaurant in Baghdad's Sheikh Omar neighborhood.
Baghdad restaurant bombs kill 21
Tuesday 21 October 2014 14:30
Manchester United have extended their run without an away win in the league to six games - their worst for 18 years.
Van Gaal's United not good enough, says Neville
Tuesday 21 October 2014 14:11
The poultry sector accounts for 48 % of the agriculture industry.
Poultry vaccine study underway in SA
Tuesday 21 October 2014 13:18
Oscar Pistorius will be serving his sentence in Kgosi Mampuru Prison in Pretoria.
We are ready to support Oscar: Pistorius family
Tuesday 21 October 2014 12:55
The ANC has wish Jackson Mthembu a full and speedy recovery.
The ANC has wish Jackson Mthembu a full and speedy recovery.

South Africa

Pistorius may serve only 10 months in jail

Tuesday 21 October 2014 14:31

Convicted paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius may end up spending only 10 months in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a justice department spokesman said on Tuesday.

Africa

Mozambique’s provincial election results sluggish  

Tuesday 21 October 2014 15:10

The election results for only six of Mozambique's 11 provinces have been released so far.

World

A homemade bomb exploded close to a restaurant in Baghdad's Sheikh Omar neighborhood.
Baghdad restaurant bombs kill 21

Tuesday 21 October 2014 14:30

A series of bombs targeting restaurants across Baghdad killed at least 21 people on Tuesday, police and medics said.

Politics

Fleurhof military veterans receive houses

Tuesday 21 October 2014 07:05

It was joy all-round as three elderly military veterans received fully furnished houses in Fleurhof, Johannesburg on Monday.

Business

Europe has said banks can only pay bonuses to staff equivalent to twice their fixed pay
HSBC boss says EU banker bonus cap a 'retrograde' step

Tuesday 21 October 2014 14:41

European rules to cap bankers' bonuses at twice fixed pay are "a retrograde step" that could add to difficulty in recruiting staff to the industry.

Science

The poultry sector accounts for 48 % of the agriculture industry.
Poultry vaccine study underway in SA

Tuesday 21 October 2014 13:18

In response to the increase in poultry culling, South African researchers are conducting a study to find a vaccine to combat infectious coryza in chickens.

Lifestyle

Plaatjie recorded much of what happened around Mahikeng during the South African War.
Exhibition honours Sol Plaatjie's life

Monday 20 October 2014 20:34

An exhibition honouring one of South Africa's greatest sons, Solomon Thekisho Plaatjie, is on show in Mahikeng, North West.

Sport

Manchester United have extended their run without an away win in the league to six games - their worst for 18 years.
Van Gaal's United not good enough, says Neville

Tuesday 21 October 2014 14:11

After an indifferent Premier League start and without an away win this season, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's belief that his side can still win the Premier League is misplaced.

Opinion

Black majority left with political power: Fikeni

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10:41

Political analyst Somadoda Fikeni says the black majority is largely left with political power and the white minority has the economic and social power

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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