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The state, led by Gerrie Nel, failed with a similar bid at the North Gauteng High Court in July.
State applies for leave to appeal against Pistorius sentence

Friday 16 September 2016 16:38

The state has filed an application for leave to appeal against the Oscar Pistorius murder sentence.

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Former paralympian Oscar Pistorius is serving six years for murder.
NPA seeks leave to appeal Pistorius's 6 year murder sentence

Friday 16 September 2016 08:01

The Oscar Pistorius case goes back to the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Friday, as the National Prosecutions Authority (NPA) remains in the news.

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Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of murdering is his girlfriend at his Pretoria home in 2013.
NPA considers options in Pistorius case

Saturday 27 August 2016 06:32

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says it is considering its options after Judge Thokozile Masipa dismissed its application for leave to appeal the six-year sentence of Oscar Pistorius.

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State loses leave to appeal Pistorius' sentence

Friday 26 August 2016 11:49

Judge Thokozile Masipa has dismissed with costs the State's application to appeal Oscar Pistorius's sentence in the High Court in Pretoria.

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Gerrie Nel is applying for leave to appeal the sentence in the High Court in Johannesburg.
Nel pushes for a longer sentence for Pistorius

Friday 26 August 2016 10:15

The State has argued that an appeals court may see the six-year-sentence of Oscar Pistorius on a murder conviction as shockingly lenient.

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 Oscar Pistorius is currently serving a six-year prison term for killing his girlfriend.
State’s appeal has no merit: Pistorius's lawyers

Friday 26 August 2016 06:45

Oscar Pistorius's legal team will on Friday seek to oppose the state's application for leave to appeal his sentence.

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Reeva Steenkamp was passionate about educating women about domestic violence.
Reeva Steenkamp foundation launched in PE

Saturday 20 August 2016 09:29

The Reeva Rebbeca Steenkamp Foundation has been launched in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape on what would have been Steenkamp's 33rd birthday.

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Correctional Services to investigate Pistorius' suicide allegations

Monday 8 August 2016 05:22

The Department of Correctional Services has confirmed that it is further investigating reports that jailed Paralympian; Oscar Pistorius attempted to commit suicide.

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Oscar Pistorius had his jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp increased from five to six years in July.
Department denies Pistorius suicide attempt reports

Sunday 7 August 2016 14:38

The Department of Correctional Services has dismissed allegations that paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, has attempted to commit suicide, but confirmed that he was admitted to hospital for treatment.

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Oscar Pistorius in hospital with cuts to wrists

Sunday 7 August 2016 11:22

Oscar Pistorius, serving a six-year jail term for killing his girlfriend, was rushed to hospital on Saturday with cuts to his wrists.

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Oscar Pistorius is serving a six year jail term.
NPA to appeal Pistorius’ jail term

Thursday 21 July 2016 12:55

The National Prosecuting Authority is to appeal Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence.

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SABC Radio News Political Correspondent , Mahlatse Gallens, (standing) speaking at the Sanef AGM in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Sanef elects SABC Deputy Political Editor as chairperson

Saturday 9 July 2016 20:26

SABC Deputy Political Editor Mahlatse Gallens has been elected chairperson of South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef).

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The six-year sentence against disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has sparked controversy.
Oscar Pistorius sentence: you might not like it, but it is the law

Friday 8 July 2016 08:46

The six-year sentence against disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has sparked controversy.

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Malema weighs in against Pistorius sentence

Thursday 7 July 2016 11:50

Public debate is continuing on the sentence prison that Pistorius has been given. Some political parties have described it as lenient.

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Legal expert Ulrich Roux says that Judge Masipa's sentence was derived from the evidence presented to her
Sentencing of Pistorius was Masipa’s discretion: Expert

Thursday 7 July 2016 10:50

Legal expert, Ulrich Roux, says that the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius was Judge Thokozile Masipa 's discretion.

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Pistorius spends first night back in jail

Wednesday 6 July 2016 21:03

Oscar Pistorius is spending his first night back in jail as a convicted and sentenced murderer.

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Judge Masipa had a huge responsibility to perform: Legal expert

Wednesday 6 July 2016 18:06

Legal expert, Dr Llewellyn Curlewis says one must be careful to criticise everything that Judge Thokozile Masipa said in her judgment.

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Oscar Pistorius won’t appeal sentence

Wednesday 6 July 2016 12:45

Oscar Pistorius will not appeal his six-year sentence for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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Judge Thokozile Masipa delivered judgment in the High Court in Pretoria.
Legal expert welcomes Pistorius ruling

Wednesday 6 July 2016 12:37

Legal expert, Ulrich Roux, has welcomed Judge Thokozile Masipa's ruling on Oscar Pistorius.

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African National Congress Women's League spokesperson, Jackie Mofokeng, says Oscar Pistorius should be sentenced to more than 10 years in prison.
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years

Wednesday 6 July 2016 10:25

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.

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