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Oscar Pistorius gets bail, plans to approach Concourt

Paralympian's bail set at R10 000 while his lawyer revealed that an application for leave to appeal would be brought to the Constitutional Court.

Oscar Pistorius convicted of murder: Key questions answered

The Supreme Court of Appeal found the athlete guilty of murder. How did the judges reach their decision and what happens now?

SCA finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder

The Supreme Court of Appeal has replaced Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide conviction with murder.

Slings and arrows finally catch up with Oscar Pistorius

The Supreme Court of Appeal has branded the Olympic track athlete with the murderer label he so dreaded as he faces a minimum 15 years in jail.

Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic fame to murder appeal

A snapshot of the events that began more than two years ago with the shooting on Valentine's Day of Reeva Steenkamp.

Reeva Steenkamp’s father: ‘I want to speak with Oscar’

Oscar Pistorius's parole conditions compel him to meet Reeva Steenkamp's parents if they wish - now her father says it's his only chance at "closure".

Pistorius released from jail a day early, escapes the media

Oscar Pistorius was freed from prison late evening in an apparent bid to avoid the media, and will serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest.

Pistorius release: Parole board to decide

After delays and state intervention, a parole board will decide if the Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should be released early from prison.

The price of justice in South Africa

The Oscar Pistorius case demonstrates the influence of money on the country's criminal justice system, critics say.

Remorseless Pistorius didn’t deserve judge’s mercy

"How can 10 months be enough?" asked June Steenkamp last week, when her daughter's killer was on the verge of release.

Steenkamps adamant Pistorius deliberately killed their daughter

Reeva Steenkamp's parents are adamant Oscar Pistorius deliberately killed their daughter, telling Australian television their life has been ruined.

Justice minister delays Pistorius’s release

Michael Masutha has called for a parole board review of Oscar Pistorius's release, saying he wasn't technically eligible for consideration.

Oscar Pistorius release: ‘Reeva would have been 32 today’

Steenkamp's parents are remembering their daughter on what would have been her 32nd birthday, two days before the planned release of Oscar Pistorius.

Steenkamp parents condemn decision to free Pistorius

The parents of Reeva Steenkamp have condemned a decision to free the Paralympian on parole in August, when he will have served just 10 months in jail.

How could a pretty girl have murdered Flabba, and other bizarre questions

Barely had the news landed and already South Africans had started on their favourite activity: myth-making in celebrity lives gone wrong.

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