World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 17, 2014
South African Judge Thokozile Masipa adjourned Oscar Pistorius's sentencing hearing on Friday and scheduled the handing down of his sentence for Tuesday on 21 October.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday October 17, 2014
After hearing final arguments from both the defence and prosecution, Judge Thokozile Masipa scheduled sentencing for next Tuesday.
AssociatedPress | Monday October 13, 2014
A sentence for culpable homicide can range from a suspended sentence and a fine to as many as 15 years in prison. Judge Thokozile Masipa in September found Oscar Pistorius not guilty of both premeditated murder and murder in his killing of Reeva Stee...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday October 13, 2014
Oscar Pistorius last month escaped a murder conviction in a verdict that shocked the country and fuelled criticism of South Africa's legal system. The process is expected to last up to four days, with Judge Thokozile Masipa then likely adjourning cou...
AssociatedPress | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Some South Africans said they were surprised and even shocked when Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled last week that Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius was negligent but did not intend to kill when he fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a clos...
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 12, 2014
South African Judge Thokozile Masipa on Friday extended Oscar Pistorius's bail and set a date of October 13 for sentencing on a charge of culpable homicide.
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.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday September 12, 2014
In a globally-broadcast live television verdict, Judge Thokozile Masipa on Thursday found the double amputee "Blade Runner" not guilty of deliberately killing 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp.
World | Associated Press | Sunday May 4, 2014
Oscar Pistorius' murder trial enters a critical phase on Monday as his defense team attempts to recover from a faltering start and reinforce the disabled athlete's claim that he fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by mistake because he was overwh...
World | Associated Press | Monday April 14, 2014
The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday accused him of tailoring his version of how he killed his girlfriend to fit evidence at the scene, exhaustively alleged inconsistencies in the athlete's account of the fatal shooti...
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday April 11, 2014
In a pummelling cross-examination the prosecution called Oscar Pistorius's account of killing his girlfriend "impossible" and "a lie" on Thursday, highlighting apparent inconsistencies in key parts of his testimony.
Agence France-Presse | Monday April 7, 2014
Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the defence an adjournment until Tuesday saying blade runner Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, not only looks exhausted but also sounds tired.
World | Agence-France Presse | Monday April 7, 2014
Star Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is expected to take the stand for the first time when his murder trial resumes on Monday under the glare of the world's media.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 3, 2014
Olympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius goes on trial on Monday, accused of murdering his glamorous girlfriend on Valentine's Day 2013 and facing a life sentence if convicted.
World | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Star Olympian Oscar Pistorius faces a possible life sentence when he goes on trial on Monday accused of murdering his girlfriend in a Valentine's Day shooting that shocked the world.