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Oscar Pistorius case: Judge allows prosecutors to appeal conviction

Dec 10, 2014

Oscar Pistorius case: Judge allows prosecutors to appeal conviction

homicide in the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.Judge Thokozile Masipa announced the ruling in a Pretoria court on Wednesday.In October, Masipa convicted
State applies for leave to appeal Oscar Pistorius sentence

Dec 09, 2014

State applies for leave to appeal Oscar Pistorius sentence

Court in Pretoria Tuesday.Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a locked bathroom door at his house Feb 14, 2013, but argued
South African court clears Briton of honeymoon murder

Dec 09, 2014

South African court clears Briton of honeymoon murder

-profile case this year to turn the spotlight on South Africa's judicial system and high murder rate.A Pretoria high court in October sentenced Olympic and
South Africans celebrate Mandela, rue broken promises

Dec 06, 2014

South Africans celebrate Mandela, rue broken promises

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa marked the first anniversary of former President Nelson Mandela's death on Friday with tributes to his struggle
New evolutionary step or frustration? Seals observed having sex with penguins

Nov 19, 2014

New evolutionary step or frustration? Seals observed having sex with penguins

of us.Researchers from the University of Pretoria, in Polar Biology, said that they observed seals coercing penguins into sex four times. In three of
Land-grab calls expose South Africa's broken promises

Nov 15, 2014

Land-grab calls expose South Africa's broken promises

slice of South Africa they want to call home.To many others, including the government, the derelict land on Pretoria's outskirts handed out by supporters
South African prosecutors appeal Pistorius verdict and sentence

Nov 05, 2014

South African prosecutors appeal Pistorius verdict and sentence

toilet door at his luxury Pretoria home, leading to a conviction for negligent killing and a five-year jail term."Today, we announce that the NPA will
Pistorius trial families accept plan to appeal

Oct 28, 2014

Pistorius trial families accept plan to appeal

.Pistorius admitted shooting Steenkamp four times through a locked toilet door at his upmarket Pretoria home, but said he believed he was firing at an intruder and she
Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

Oct 24, 2014

Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

As Oscar Pistorius spent his first day behind bars this week, a suspected child rapist and murderer went on trial at the same Pretoria court in a