As smoke rose from the long, spiralled kudu horns in his hands, tribal chief Ron Martin raised his voice and praised the spirits of South Africa’s ancestors, one year after Nelson Mandela’s death.
Prosecutors fought a rear-guard action to ensure Oscar Pistorius is jailed for unlawfully killing his girlfriend, warning on Wed-nesday that justice was also on trial in the eyes of the South African
Double amputee Oscar Pistorius would be highly vulnerable in South Africa’s brutal jails, his disability elevating the risk of poor hygiene and even gang rape, a defence witness claimed on Tuesday.
Oscar Pistorius’s therapist told a sentencing hearing on Monday that the star sprinter suffered genuine remorse after shooting dead his girlfriend, as lawyers fought to keep him out of jail.
Disgraced South African track star Oscar Pistorius returns to court on Monday to find outwhether he will serve a long stretch behind bars for the negligent killing of his model girlfriend, or walk out
Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide on Friday, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend, and will now battle to avoid going to
“Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide on Friday for shooting his lover Reeva Steenkamp, but walked free on bail ahead of what could still be a stiff prison sentence.
27-year-old double-amputee now awaits decision on culpable homicide charges
Lawyers and legal academics expressed surprise at the dismissal of murder charges against Oscar Pistorius Thursday, with critics saying judge Thokozile Masipa had been too lenient.
Celebrity athlete Oscar Pistorius faces judgement on a charge of culpable homicide on Friday after being acquitted of murdering his model girlfriend in a shock decision that legal experts described as