Oscar Pistorius

Tall inside, but not short of opinions

Navigating the world as a little person is no big deal. But it can be exhausting when other people feel entitled to comment on your height

NPA insider tells NDPP panel Abrahams refused to tackle interference

Advocate Andrea Johnson revealed that former NPA boss Shaun Abrahams ‘chose not to listen’

Oscar Pistorius’s murder sentence increased to 13 years

The SCA in Bloemfontein has sentenced former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to 13 years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

State to challenge Oscar Pistorius’ jail sentence at SCA

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein is on Friday expected to hear the States' appeal to have Oscar Pistorius' jail term lengthened.

Kalekuzi is a champion in waiting

The story of the boxer carrying the hopes of his father is a complicated one

Law fails women who kill partners in self-defence

Those who find their lives threatened in violent, abusive relationships have little recourse to justice

Reeva Steenkamp Foundation joins call to get guns out of abusive homes

Reeva Steenkamp was murdered by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius on Valentine's Day in 2013.

State prosecutors will head to Supreme Court of Appeal to challenge Oscar Pistorius murder sentence

An application to appeal the six-year sentence will be filed on Friday.

Oscar Pistorius: Leave of appeal’s not a reflection on Masipa says Gerrie Nel

Advocate Gerrie Nel, who is representing the Steenkamp’s, said that the application for leave of appeal was not a reflection on Masipa.

Oscar Pistorius didn’t try to hurt himself, he just slipped in his cell, says brother

Oscar Pistorius was taken to hospital, reportedly with wrist injuries. But rumours about the event are completely untrue, stated his brother Carl.

Judge Masipa had “maudlin sympathy” for Oscar Pistorius – NPA’s Gerrie Nel

The NPA has filed court papers setting out the reasons for its appeal against the six year sentence handed down to Oscar Pistorius.

Steenkamps ‘fully support’ prosecutor Gerrie Nel’s appeal of Oscar Pistorius sentence

The national prosecuting authority's appeal of Oscar Pistorius’s “shockingly too lenient” sentence has been welcomed by the Steenkamp family.

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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

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Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

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Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it