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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Oscar Pistorius was jailed for five years for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend.
Correctional services refutes Oscar "monitoring" reports

Wednesday 12 November 2014 06:55

Correctional services on Tuesday dismissed reports that Oscar Pistorius would not be eligible for correctional supervision because an electronic monitoring device cannot be fitted on him.

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All the cases opened over Nkandla are being brought together at head office under General Moonoo.
Pistorius investigator to head up Nkandla probe

Tuesday 11 November 2014 11:45

The man who investigated Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend will be heading up the investigation  into the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead.

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Oscar Pistorius is serving a five-year jail term for culpable homicide
No special bathroom for Pistorius: Dept.

Sunday 9 November 2014 14:46

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who has been sentenced to five years in prison, is not getting a special bathroom, the Department of Correctional Services said on Sunday.

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Pistorius's lawyers oppose verdict, jail sentence appeal

Friday 7 November 2014 14:32

Oscar Pistorius's lawyers have formally opposed an appeal by the state against the athlete's culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence handed down last month, prosecutors said.

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NPA appeals Pistorius sentence, awaits date

Tuesday 4 November 2014 20:48

The NPA filed papers on Tuesday morning hoping to eventually secure a murder conviction.

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Safa on a drive to eradicate illegal guns

Tuesday 4 November 2014 20:38

Safa has appointed a legal heavyweight, Norman Arendse, to head a campaign of curbing the unlawful possession of guns.

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