Barry Roux

Paralympian Pistorius’s murder sentence to be revealed in July

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius will finally hear his sentence for shooting Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013 when he appears in court on July 6.

Court reserves judgement in Oscar appeal

Both the State and legal teams for Oscar Pistorius made submissions on whether or not the paralympian was rightfully acquitted of murder.

NPA: Oscar appeal is about justice, not winning

NPA spokesperson Nathi Mncube says the authority is now in the hands of the Supreme Court of Appeal to set a date for the Oscar Pistorius appeal.

Pistorius’s conviction appeal granted

However, Judge Masipa dismissed the sentencing appeal of Oscar Pistorius, saying she did not believe the sentence was "shockingly inappropriate".

Oscar Pistorius: Sentencing hearing concludes

After seven months of evidence in a case that's captured the world's attention, sentencing proceedings have ended in the Oscar Pistorius trial.

Oscar: Disability would be catered for in prison, court hears

Acting national commissioner for correctional services, Zach Modise, was called as the second witness for the state in the aggravation of sentencing.

Oscar sentencing: Defence witness ‘biased’, ‘irresponsible’

A social worker testifying in Oscar Pistorius's sentencing proceedings says prison conditions are horrific, according to her own research.

No Oscars for a poor showing all round

The judgment and media behaviour in our first televised criminal trial leave much to be desired.

Oscar Pistorius: When advocates pounce

While the first day of week 10 of Reeva Steenkamp's murder trial seemed to go the prosecution's way at first, the defence found good footholds.

Oscar Pistorius: Sane but stressed

Oscar Pistorius was not unable to control himself or understand the consequences of actions the night he killed Reeva Steenkamp, a court has heard.

Pistorius’s defence to rest next week, says Roux

Oscar Pistorius's lawyer says the athlete's defence in his trial for Reeva Steenkamp's murder could end next week.

Pistorius neighbour recounts Steenkamp’s last moments

Before proceedings were postponed, Oscar Pistorius's neighbour told the court the murder accused athlete prayed for Reeva Steenkamp to stay alive.

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MTN voted best mobile network

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

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Medical students present solution in Geneva

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