After seven months of evidence in a case that's captured the world's attention, sentencing proceedings have ended in the Oscar Pistorius trial.
The violence and trauma that inmates experience can lead to a quarter of them reoffending after release.
Acting national commissioner for correctional services, Zach Modise, was called as the second witness for the state in the aggravation of sentencing.
A social worker testifying in Oscar Pistorius's sentencing proceedings says prison conditions are horrific, according to her own research.
While the defence says that Oscar Pistorius would 'break' in prison due to his disability, the prosecution says it's no reason for non-imprisonment.
We chat to National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Nathi Ncube, who maintains the NPA wants Oscar Pistorius to get the harshest sentence possible.
The NPA said the state would argue for a punishment that fitted the severity of the crime, as sentencing of Oscar Pistorius got underway in Pretoria.
We take a look at the key events in the Oscar Pistorius trial, from the night of Reeva Steenkamp’s death to his sentencing which starts today.
The racist, sexist attacks on the judge in the Pistorius trial may have been averted had the public been educated about key tenets of the law.
The EFF's Floyd Shivambu gives Cyril Ramaphosa the bird, Oscar outruns a murder rap, and the Scots choose between Mel Gibson and Ron Weasley.
The judgment and media behaviour in our first televised criminal trial leave much to be desired.
Oscar has changed us all forever, and many would rather face an intruder in the dark than deal with life without the Oscar Pistorius Trial Channel.
Several legal groups have condemned threats and personal attacks directed at Judge Thokozile Masipa, who presided over Oscar Pistorius's trial.
Judge Thokozile Masipa on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of some charges, innocent on others. Here is how she found, and her reasoning.
The African sense of kinship is more forgiving, but also very insular, writes Lee Mwiti.