SABC News - Oscar Pistorius


Pre-production on Pistorius, Steenkamp film has begun

Thursday 5 May 2016 09:40

Pre-production on a South African documentary film about Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp has begun.


Bail conditions relaxed for Pistorius

Monday 18 April 2016 19:23

Oscar Pistorius's bail conditions have been relaxed ahead of his sentencing for murder in June.


The Constitutional Court dismissed Oscar Pistorius bid to have the murder conviction overturned.
Pistorius' lawyers raise concerns about monitoring device

Monday 18 April 2016 11:30

Lawyers representing convicted murderer, Oscar Pistorius, have asked the High Court to instruct Correctional Services officials to issue him with a properly functioning electronic monitoring device.


It will be the first time Oscar Pistorius will be seen in public since the Constitutional Court dismissed his leave to appeal his murder conviction.
Oscar Pistorius to appear in court

Monday 18 April 2016 07:05

Convicted murderer, Oscar Pistorius, will appear in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday for the postponement of his sentencing proceedings.


Oscar Pistorius faces a minimum sentence of 15 years.
Pistorius to appear in court on Monday

Saturday 16 April 2016 06:39

The postponement of the sentencing hearing in the Oscar Pistorius matter will be heard on Monday.


Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.
Man facing corruption charges over Pistorius abandons bail plea

Tuesday 12 April 2016 11:48

The man who allegedly promised to keep Oscar Pistorius out of jail has abandoned his bail application.


Oscar Pistorius has already served a year in prison.
Pistorius sentence hearing scheduled for June

Thursday 31 March 2016 07:00

Oscar Pistorius' sentence hearing has been scheduled to take place between June the 13th and the 17th.


Tshifiwa Rudzhadzi’s corruption, extortion case postponed

Tuesday 22 March 2016 12:36

The case of the man, who allegedly told Oscar Pistorius that he could make his murder docket disappear, has been postponed to Thursday in the Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria.


Pistorius may spend 6 to 7 years in jail

Friday 4 March 2016 21:16

Disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius could spend at least six to seven years behind bars.


June Steenkamp says they do not wish Oscar Pistorius any harm.
Pistorius ruling has brought justice: June Steenkamp

Friday 4 March 2016 12:30

The failed appeal against the murder conviction of Oscar Pistorius has brought justice, says June Steenkamp, the mother of his slain girlfriend, Reeva.  


Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers have exhausted all their options: Expert

Friday 4 March 2016 11:29

Criminal law expert, Mannie Witz says Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers have exhausted all their options in regards to the actual merits of the conviction.  


Oscar Pistorius is expected to return to high court next month for sentencing.
Commission for Gender Equality welcomes Pistorius court ruling

Friday 4 March 2016 07:08

The Commission for Gender Equality has welcomed the Constitutional Court's dismissal of Oscar Pistorius's appeal against his murder conviction.


Oscar Pistorius will appear in the high court in Pretoria on April 18 for sentencing.
Pistorius family consider way forward

Friday 4 March 2016 06:12

Oscar Pistorius's family will comment at a later stage on a Constitutional Court ruling, dismissing the paralympian's application for leave to appeal his murder conviction.


NPA welcomes Pistorius's ConCourt decision

Thursday 3 March 2016 19:01

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has welcomed the decision by the Constitutional Court to deny Oscar Pistorius's right to appeal his murder conviction.


Reeva Steenkamp’s family commemorate her death

Sunday 14 February 2016 16:23

Three years since model Reeva Steenkamp was killed in an shooting incident by her paralympian boyfriend, Oscar Pistorius, her mother June believes good work will come out of her departure.


State opposes Pistorius’s appeal bid

Monday 25 January 2016 17:03

The State has filed an affidavit to oppose Oscar Pistorius's bid to appeal his conviction of murder with the Constitutional Court.


Pistorius calls Supreme Court ruling “wrong and unfair”

Tuesday 12 January 2016 12:33

Oscar Pistorius says the Supreme Court of Appeal was wrong in finding him guilty of murder.


Oscar heads to Constitutional Court

Monday 11 January 2016 20:41

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has filed papers with the Constitutional Court in a bid to appeal his conviction, his legal team confirmed on Monday.


 The high court in Pretoria granted Oscar Pistorius bail of R 10 000.
Pistorius has 15 days to appeal

Wednesday 9 December 2015 11:26

Paralympian, Oscar Pistorius has 15 days to petition the Constitutional Court for leave to appeal his murder conviction handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal.


Yvonne Mokgoro was awarded the Order of Baobab by President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria.
Mokgoro gives thumbs up to broadcasting of high profile trials

Wednesday 9 December 2015 06:28

Former Constitutional Court Judge Yvonne Mokgoro says the live streaming of high profile court trials by electronic media has helped restore the public's trust in the country's justice system.


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