Monday, January 17, 2022
This great gentleman and statesman is a true inspiration for the leaders of today and tomorrow. In the standard of human conscience Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is surely the most famously revered in the contemporary world. Mandela is human and so...
Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete, began life behind bars on Tuesday after being sentenced to a maximum five years in prison for the culpable homicide, or manslaughter, of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. After delivering a detailed judgment that...
BY MAHA EL DAHAN A maize plant is seen among other dried maize at a field in Hoopstad, a maize-producing district in the Free State province, South Africa, on January 13, 2016. REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO  South Africa will not declare a national disaster...
By: Shain Germany Bloemfontein – Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder, though it may be some time before he finds out exactly how long he is set to spend behind bars. On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court of Appeal...
By Staff Reporter   The carcass of a dead cow lies in the Black Umfolozi River, dry from the effects of the latest severe drought, in the Nongoma district northwest of Durban. –AFP file pic MOLATEDI, South Africa: In the middle of...
Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympic and Paralympic star, faces possible imprisonment after being found guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting of his girlfriend as a drama-filled six-month trial reached a climax on Friday. The 27-year-old stood and showed...
Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been stripped of an honorary degree awarded to him by Strathclyde University in 2012, the Scottish institution announced on Monday. “We have revoked the honorary degree awarded to Oscar Pistorius following his conviction for culpable...
Factsheets & Guides  FACTSHEET: South Africa’s 2014/15 murder and robbery crime statistics Researched by Institute for Security Studies This factsheet provides an overview of murder and robbery trends between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015 as recorded by the South African...
The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius‘ murder trial on Wednesday urged the athlete to “take responsibility” for fatally shooting his girlfriend, telling him to look at a police photograph of Reeva Steenkamp’s bloodied head that was displayed in court. Prosecutor Gerrie...
A South African judge said on Thursday there was insufficient evidence to find Oscar Pistorius, the Olympic and Paralympics star, guilty of the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Reading out her verdict at a Pretoria court, Judge Thokozile Masipa...

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