SABC News - Oscar Pistorius


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.


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).


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Psychologist's evidence hold not much weight: Masipa

Wednesday 6 July 2016 09:59

The evidence of a psychologist who described Oscar Pistorius as a broken man will hold not much weight in Judge Thokozile Masipa's judgment.


Tshifhiwa ReubenRadhzadhzi was arrested and charged with extortion and corruption.
Oscar Pistorius swindler seeks bail

Wednesday 6 July 2016 08:54

The Pretoria Specilised Commercial Crime court will on Wednesday resume with the bail application of the man who tried to swindle convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius.


Local and international media is busy preparing themselves for what could be the last chapter in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.
Sentencing day for Oscar Pistorius

Wednesday 6 July 2016 07:25

All eyes are on Pretoria High Court today for the sentencing of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius on a charge of murder.


 Barry Steenkamp's pain and sorrow was evident when he testified how Reeva's death had impacted his life.
Reeva's parents await sentencing to find closure

Wednesday 6 July 2016 06:10

The parents of slain model, Reeva Steenkamp, will be present in the High Court in Pretoria when judge Thokozile Masipa sentences Oscar Pistorius.


‘The Oscar Pistorius Interview’: Are we being manipulated?

Wednesday 6 July 2016 05:54

Convicted murderer and paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s first interview since the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013 was broadcast in late June 2016.


The former sport icon will be sentenced on a charge of murder after he shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013.
Final chapter in Pistorius murder trial

Tuesday 5 July 2016 16:53

Local and International media is busy preparing themselves for what could be the last chapter in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.


Thuli Madonsela's seven year term of office will come to an end in October.
More nominations for Public Protector position

Tuesday 28 June 2016 17:07

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel was one of the high-profile names that decline nomination for the position of the Public Protector.


Oscar Pistorius 'swindle' bail hearing postponed

Tuesday 28 June 2016 12:30

The bail hearing of the man accused of trying to swindle murder accused Oscar Pistorius out of R350 000 to make his murder docket disappear has been postponed.


SANEF welcomes release of Reeva’s pictures

Friday 17 June 2016 12:46

SANEF has hailed the decision to allow the release of some pictures of the late Reeva Steenkamp as a win for public access to education.


Reeva Steenkamp killed by Oscar Pistorius in 2013.
Overseas publications show Reeva's graphic photos

Friday 17 June 2016 06:07

Several overseas online publications are publishing the graphic photos of Reeva Steenkamp on the murder scene after Oscar Pistorius killed her in 2013.


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