October 22

October 21

  • South Africa: Pistorius Starts Jail Term

    Deutsche Welle

    Paralympic sprinting star Oscar Pistorius has begun his five-year jail sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. While the victim's family has said justice had been done,... Read more »

  • South Africa: Black Actors and Filmmakers Face Enormous Obstacles [analysis]


    The imminent screening of the new look Generations TV series, which has been off the air since its producer fired the cast last month, should sound an ominous knell for every Black... Read more »

  • South Africa: Pistorius Taken to Prison


    Oscar Pistorius looked like he was about to cry as he made his way down to the holding cells below the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday, after being sentenced to five years behind... Read more »

  • South Africa: When in Doubt Favour the Accused [opinion]

    Deutsche Welle

    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been sent to prison for five years for shooting Reeva Steenkamp. The sentence is just says DW's Daniel Pelz. Read more »

  • South Africa: Things We Lost in the Pistorius Fire - Reeva, Truth, Justice [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    "Society cannot always get what they want. Courts do not exist to win popularity contests but to dispense justice," Judge Thokozile Masipa said when she handed down sentence... Read more »

  • South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Oscar Pistorius

    Deutsche Welle

    The trial Read more »

  • South Africa: Dewani a Perfectionist - Lawyer


    Murder-accused businessman Shrien Dewani is a perfectionist who focused on making everything just right even after his wife Anni's death in 2010, his lawyer told the Western Cape... Read more »

  • South Africa: Pistorius - Five Years (Or Less) for Killing Reeva [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    Oscar Pistorius was sentenced on Tuesday in the North Gauteng High Court after being found guilty of culpable homicide for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa... Read more »

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