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The NPA will appeal both the conviction and the sentence in the Oscar Pistorius trial.
NPA gives clarity on Pistorius appeal

Tuesday 28 October 2014 10:15

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Nathi Mncube says there was an error paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s conviction and sentence.

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NPA to appeal Pistorius case

Monday 27 October 2014 16:00

The State will appeal paralympian Oscar Pistorius's conviction of culpable homicide and the sentence he received, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Monday

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Dept considering disciplinary against Pistorius witness

Monday 27 October 2014 15:59

The Social Development Department is considering taking disciplinary action against probation officer and social worker Annette Vergeer.

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 On Tuesday Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend.
NPA denies Pistorius appeal process starting

Sunday 26 October 2014 13:52

The National Prosecuting Authority on Sunday denied a report that the appeal against Oscar Pistorius's conviction and sentence will start next month.

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Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years.
Oscar judgment "not well reasoned": Expert

Friday 24 October 2014 14:35

The judgment in the Oscar Pistorius trial is not well reasoned and can be appealed on a question of law, a legal expert said on Friday.

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Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to prison for five years for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
Correctional Services refuses to comment on reports of Oscar's crying

Thursday 23 October 2014 09:50

The Correctional Services Department on Thursday declined to comment on a report that convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius wept himself to sleep on his first day in prison.

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Oscar Pistorius bids his family goodbye after sentencing on Tuesday 21 October 2014.
Unprecedented social media reaction to Oscar Pistorius sentencing

Wednesday 22 October 2014 12:33

Social media saw an unprecedented reaction to the Oscar Pistorius sentencing.

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Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius sentence is good: Attorney

Wednesday 22 October 2014 09:49

Attorney at Marks Attorneys, Ulrich Roux, says Oscar Pistorius's sentence is good in terms of a conviction of culpable homicide.

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Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in jail after he was sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius needs psychological help: Expert

Wednesday 22 October 2014 08:03

University of Cape Town Professor of Exercise and Sports Science, Tim Noakes, says blade runner Oscar Pistorius is going to need a lot of psychological help.

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NPA disappointed with Pistorius sentence

Wednesday 22 October 2014 08:00

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Nathi Mncube says they are disappointed with the five year jail sentence imposed against paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

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‘Pistorius trial biggest in SA’s history’

Wednesday 22 October 2014 07:20

Researcher at Media Tenor, Ludene Brown, says according to their research, the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was a highly covered case by both local and international media in the history of SA.

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Pistorius spends first night in jail

Wednesday 22 October 2014 05:32

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in his cell in the hospital wing of the Kgosi Mampuru II prison in Pretoria.

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Intimate homicide is now the leading cause of female homicides in the country, having accounted for 50% of female homicides in 1999 but 57% in 2009.
Intimate femicide leading cause of female homicides in SA

Tuesday 21 October 2014 16:54

The vast majority of women who are murdered in South Africa die at the hands of their husbands, boyfriends and lovers, that's according to studies on female homicide. (infographic)

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The general feel on social media is that Oscar Pistorius' five-year jail sentence is a slap on the wrist.
Curtain falls on Pistorius - the social media darling

Tuesday 21 October 2014 16:40

Oscar Pistorius has been known to be a sensation on track, and such has been no different to his murder trial at the North Gauteng High Court.

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Judge Masipa was balanced and just : law expert

Tuesday 21 October 2014 15:41

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years imprisonment after being found guilty of the culpable homicide of his model and reality TV star girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on Tuesday.

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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.

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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 Pistorius family says they are ready to support paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

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Judge Thokozile Masipa sentenced the athlete to spend a maximum of five years behind bars.
Oscar Pistorius arrives at the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Facility

Tuesday 21 October 2014 12:29

Oscar Pistorius has arrived at the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Facility where he will begin serving his sentence.

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Oscar Pistorius being sentenced in the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday morning.
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10:14

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years imprisonment after being found guilty of the culpable homicide of his law student and model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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International media have showed huge interest the Oscar Pistorius trial.
Global media praises live broadcast of Pistorius trial

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10:02

The international media has commended the South African government for allowing paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s trial to be broadcast live.

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