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World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 19, 2014
The number of South Africans known to have died in the collapse of a multi-storey megachurch in Lagos last week has risen to 84, Pretoria's high commissioner to Nigeria said on Friday.
World | Reuters | Friday September 12, 2014
After his conviction on Friday for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius's next battle will be to stay outside the walls of the notorious Pretoria Central Prison, or C...
World | Agencies | Friday September 12, 2014
Celebrity athlete Oscar Pistorius was found guilty on Friday of culpable homicide in shooting dead his glamorous girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a conviction that could result in a lengthy jail term.
World | Sarah Lyall, The New York Times | Friday September 12, 2014
The Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was declared not guilty of murder on Thursday when the judge in his case said she accepted the main argument in his defense: that he believed he was firing at an intruder rather than at his girlfriend, Reeva Ste...
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday September 11, 2014
"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius was found not guilty of the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Thursday as a South African judge dismissed the most serious charges against him.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 11, 2014
"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius sat weeping in the dock on Thursday as a judge began handing down the verdict over the Valentine's Day killing of the star Paralympian's model lover.
World | Reuters | Thursday September 11, 2014
After 41 days of tears, anguish and at times gruesome testimony in the Pretoria High Court, Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee who became one of the biggest names in athletics, will learn this week whether he will spend the next 25 years behind bars...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday September 9, 2014
Accused of murdering his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius will learn his fate in a Pretoria court. This is six months after he had cried and vomited when the court heard that Reeva Steenkamp's head had "exploded" like a watermelon under the impact of a ho...
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday September 4, 2014
The Dalai Lama has cancelled a trip to South Africa for a summit of Nobel peace laureates, an aide said Thursday, reporting that Pretoria had denied him a visa in a bid to avoid angering China.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 9, 2014
Live television broadcasts of the murder trial of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius have taken the dramatic case into living rooms around the world - and into classrooms in his home country.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday August 10, 2014
Accused of murdering his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius will learn his fate next month after a lengthy trial concluded in a Pretoria court.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 8, 2014
In closing arguments in a murder trial that has riveted South Africa and many around the world, the chief prosecutor said on Thursday that Olympian Oscar Pistorius dropped "the baton of truth" and produced a succession of lies to save himself from a ...
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 7, 2014
Oscar Pistorius' older brother Carl remains in an intensive care unit in a South African hospital and is on a ventilator after a serious car crash last week, the brothers' family said on Wednesday.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 2, 2014
A Hindi literary symposium, organised as a major attraction at the 'Festival of India' in South Africa featuring top Indian poets and writers, has garnered rave reviews from various quarters.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday August 2, 2014
Carl Pistorius was been driving along South Africa's main N1 highway heading to Pretoria on Friday night when his car was hit head-on by another car that had swerved from the opposite side of the expressway into the oncoming traffic, she said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 1, 2014
South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has sold his Pretoria home where he killed his girlfriend last year for less than he hoped, to help pay legal fees for his ongoing murder trial, the real estate agent said on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 7, 2014
South African prosecutors on Monday sought to show Oscar Pistorius's sports doctor overstated his immobility without prostheses, as a leaked video shows the star sprinter re-enacting the shooting of his girlfriend.
World | Associated Press | Monday July 7, 2014
The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday challenged the credibility of a physician who testified that the athlete has an anxious nature linked to his disability.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 3, 2014
Oscar Pistorius's defence sought on Thursday to show the double-amputee sprinter feels highly vulnerable and acted out of fear not anger when he shot dead his girlfriend.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 30, 2014
A psychiatric panel and a psychologist have found that Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is facing charges of murdering his girlfriend, is not mentally ill, the state prosecutor said on Monday.