SABC News - Oscar Pistorius

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The Times newspaper on Thursday that said Oscar Pistorius was "pissed off" and "lost it" at the Kgosi Mampuru II prison when he heard about the State's appeal application verdict.
Oscar wobbly story untrue: lawyer

Friday 12 December 2014 20:19

A report that Oscar Pistorius threw a "wobbly" when he heard that the State's application for leave to appeal his conviction was successful, is untrue, his lawyer said on Friday.

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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will this miss this week's Nobel Peace Laureates Summit in Rome
ANC salutes courageous Tutu

Friday 12 December 2014 13:28

The ANC saluted Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Friday, 30 years since he received the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Oscar Pistorius was convicted with culpable homicide.
Pistorius's appeal case expected to be on court roll in 2016: Expert

Thursday 11 December 2014 11:02

Criminal Law Expert, Advocate Mannie Witz says the State and defence in paralympian Oscar Pistorius's appeal case have to file a record of proceedings to the Supreme Court of Appeal.

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State wins bid to appeal Pistorius sentence

Wednesday 10 December 2014 14:40

South African prosecutors won their bid to appeal the culpable homicide verdict against Oscar Pistorius.

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The NPA says it has always believed the principles of law were not properly applied to the merits of Oscar Pistorius’ case.
NPA positive about Pistorius SCA appeal

Wednesday 10 December 2014 11:42

The National Prosecuting Authority says it will be anticipating a positive outcome with the appeal at the Supreme Court of Appeals with regards to the Oscar Pistorius's murder acquittal.

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Pistorius family to ‘abide by ruling’

Wednesday 10 December 2014 11:26

Oscar Pistorius’ family on Wednesday said they would abide by the Pretoria High Court's decision to allow the State to appeal the paralympian's conviction.

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State granted leave to appeal Pistorius conviction

Wednesday 10 December 2014 10:19

Judge Thokozile Masipa has granted the State leave to appeal Oscar Pistorius's murder acquittal in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA).

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A higher court might help clarify principle of dolus eventualis

Wednesday 10 December 2014 05:23

Criminal defence attorney, Ulrich Roux, says an Appeals Court will help clarify the legal principle of dolus eventualis and its application.

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Masipa to decide Oscar appeal on Wednesday

Tuesday 9 December 2014 16:24

Proceedings have been adjourned until Wednesday in the appeal case of the conviction and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius.

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Gerrie Nel argued that the 5-year sentence was inappropriate
Pistorius should have received harsher sentence:Nel

Tuesday 9 December 2014 12:00

The State says Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should have received a harsher conviction and sentence.

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Oscar Pistorius is not expected to attend the application for leave to appeal against his judgment and sentence.
Law expert unpacks Pistorius appeal

Tuesday 9 December 2014 09:00

Advocate Mannie Witz from the Bridge Group at the Johannesburg Bar says paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s appeal is going to be difficult for the State.

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The State will today appeal judgment handed down to Oscar Pistorius
State gets its day in court to appeal Pistorius verdict

Tuesday 9 December 2014 06:45

The State will on Tuesday apply for leave to appeal the culpable homicide conviction and sentence of Oscar Pistorius in the Pretoria High Court.

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The application for leave to appeal will take place in the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday.
Legal experts tip State to fail in Pistorius appeal

Monday 8 December 2014 18:56

Legal experts are tipping the State to fail in their attempt to seek leave to appeal the Oscar Pistorius ruling at the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday.

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The state argues in court papers that Pistorius evidence should have been rejected
Pistorius legal team to oppose the application appeal

Monday 8 December 2014 11:25

The state will on Tuesday ask the High Court in Pretoria for leave to appeal against the judgment and sentence of Oscar Pistorius.

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Anni Dewani was killed by a single bullet to the neck.
Hindocha and Steenkamp families unite: Report

Saturday 6 December 2014 09:38

The parents of slain model Reeva Steenkamp and honeymoon bride Anni Dewani were uniting in their grief, the Saturday Star reported.

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Highlights of some of the main tech stories in South Africa this past year.
SABC Digital News Tech Wrap, 5 December 2014

Friday 5 December 2014 19:53

Highlights: It has been a booming year for Technology stories in 2014. We take a look at some of the highlights that has hit South Africa.

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Pistorius turns 28

Saturday 22 November 2014 05:50

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius turns 28 on Saturday and it’s his first birthday behind bars.

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We will never get closure: Reeva's mother

Friday 21 November 2014 05:15

The mother of slain Port Elizabeth model, Reeva Steenkamp, says she is not concerned about the outcome of the appeal process, as it will neither bring back their daughter, nor closure.

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Reeva Steenkamp’s mother June Steenkamp says the family will never find closure.
June Steenkamp launches her book in PE

Thursday 20 November 2014 17:35

With an appeal process looming against the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius for the death of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, her mother is launching her book.

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Pistorius' lawyers argue that there was no error of law when he was sentenced to five years in prison.
Oscar defence files opposing papers

Wednesday 19 November 2014 06:24

The lawyers of paralympian Oscar Pistorius have filed papers opposing the State's application to appeal his culpable homicide conviction and sentence.

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