Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius meets with Steenkamp family

LOCAL Convicted Paralympian Oscar Pistorius met the family of his late girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp for a victim-offender dialogue (VOD) last month. According to a Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp Foundation Facebook post, Reeva’s father, Barry, and Pistorius met on June 22. “A word of sincere gratitude to the department of correctional services,[…]

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Pistorius scammer gets 4 years in jail

A man who allegedly told Oscar Pistorius he could quash his murder conviction was sentenced to four years in jail for corruption, the Hawks said on Wednesday. Tshifhiwa Radzhadzhi, 33, masqueraded as a prosecutor from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), and apparently demanded R250 000 from the former Paralympian in[…]

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NPA seeks leave to appeal Pistorius’s 6 year murder sentence

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. The NPA will file papers seeking leave to appeal the former paralympian’s six-year sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. North Gauteng High Court[…]

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Pistorius returns to court

Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers will argue that “enough is enough” when his case resumes in court on August 26 to hear an appeal by State prosecutors against his six-year murder sentence on the grounds it is too lenient. In court papers filed by Pistorius’ lawyers on August 11 and seen by[…]

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Oscar’s sister ‘grateful’ after sentencing

The sister of South African Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who was sent back to jail for six years on Wednesday in what many viewed as a lenient sentence for murdering his girlfriend, said on Sunday that she was “grateful” to the judge. Judge Thokozile Masipa has been criticised by women’s[…]

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Sit down, Twitter warriors: Judge Masipa is fine!

Sit down, Twitter warriors: Judge Thokozile Masipa was not petrol bombed. An article doing the rounds on social media has claimed that Judge Masipa, who presided over the trial and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, was petrol bombed on her way home on Wednesday. But police and ER24 say they have[…]

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