Reeva Steenkamp

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.

NPA files notice to appeal ‘inappropriate’ Oscar verdict

The National Prosecuting Authority is going ahead with its review of Oscar Pistorius's conviction after the state called for a harsher sentence.

Queering the image of male icons

The two faces of Oscar reveal our unacknowledged gender civil war.

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".

Nel: Pistorius shown ‘too much mercy’

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel, who is appealing the judgment in the Oscar Pistorius case, says the sentence was "shockingly inappropriate".

Pistorius’s lawyers oppose State appeal

Pistorius's team opposing the appeal means Judge Masipa will have to hear arguments from both sides, which will take more time than a regular appeal.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

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

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

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