Articles containing the tag ‘oscar pistorius
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, November 10th, 2014

No House Arrest for Oscar: He Has No Ankles!

Oscar Pistorius may not be eligible for release after ten months as previously stated soon after his sentencing last month because he does not have the ankles on which the tracking device can be attached. This ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Appeal Date Set, Defence to Oppose Appeal

It appears that Oscar Pistorius’s woes may not be over. Judge Thokozile Masipa has set the date on which the appeal in the case will be heard at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Judge Masipa has ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

The Aftermath of the Oscar Pistorius Sentencing: Where to from here?

After a period of close to two years following the shooting to death of Reeva Steenkamp by her then boyfriend, Oscar Pistorius, the trial has officially come to an end. The athlete was finally sentenced on Tues... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Closing Arguments Presented in Oscar Pistorious Trial

The North Gauteng a High court heard on Friday the closing arguments from the lawyers in the Oscar Pistorius trial. The leaders of both the defence and prosecution, Barry Roux and Gerrie Nel, were both intent o... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Three Years House Arrest for Oscar Pistorius?

Oscar Pistorius needs to be sentenced to three years house arrest or what is referred to as correctional supervision. This is according to one of the witnesses that have been called in by the defense team in an... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Culpable Homicide

The world can literally breathe a sigh of relief after the judge in the notorious case of Oscar Pistorius passed her verdict on Friday. Judge Thokozile Masipa found Oscar guilty of culpable homicide and, in add... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius not Guilty of Premeditated Murder and Murder

As the Oscar Pistorius trial nears its end, the judge in the case ruled that Oscar is not guilty of premeditated murder and neither is he guilty of murder. This came out as Judge Thokozile Masipa read out her m... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Closing Arguments

Oscar Pistorius is on trial for the gunning down of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on the morning of Valentine’s Day in 2013. According to the state, the couple had an argument the night before and, in a ... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Latest

The infamous murder trial of South African Paralympian athlete, Oscar Pistorius, resumed on Thursday in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. The court resumed in order to hear both the state’s and Pi... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Regrets Going Clubbing After Altercation Occurs

Oscar Pistorius, the paralympian athlete accused of murdering his girlfriend at the time, Reeva Steenkamp, released a statement through his public relations agency stating that he regrets having gone clubbling,... Read more »