Reeva Steenkamp

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

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 must join citizens to fight femicide

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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.

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.

Court of public opinion holds sway in Oscar Pistorius case

There is a gaping hole between how the legal system waded through the mess of evidence and how those outside court did.

Oscar Pistorius trial: The six most dramatic moments

Drama galore during the Oscar Pistorius trials. Now that the procedures are to end soon, we look at some of the many media-grabbing moments.

Oscar’s BFF from Iceland: Gerrie Nel is the devil

But the witness for Reeva Steenkamp’s killer says Pistorius may have welcomed Nel’s treatment.

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.

The world must see Reeva’s injuries, her father tells court at Oscar Pistorius sentencing hearing

Testifying on Tuesday, Barry Steenkamp said he wanted everyone to see what Oscar Pistorius has done to his daughter the night he murdered her.

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