Oscar Pistorius

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2014
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Oscar cross-examination begins Prosecution lawyer Gerrie Nel began a fierce cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday, strong-arming him into publicly recognising the magnitude of what he did killing Reeva Steenkamp. After Pistorius admitted making a “mistake” regarding her death,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2014
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Live updates from the  trial of Olympic and Paralympic athlete for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp continues. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Tuesday 15 April 2014, Session 1...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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Oscar Pistorius wants to train again and recently went back to visit his regular track in South Africa’s capital, according to the double-amputee athlete’s agent. There was still no decision on an exact time-frame for the multiple Paralympic champion’s return to regular running, but...
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Mar 7th, 2013
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Khaya Dlanga The case against Oscar Pistorius was bound to take a racial turn. And Henke Pistorius’s comments are just the beginning, writes Khaya Dlanga. Oscar Pistorius’s father made some incendiary comments when he said that the ANC-led government does not protect white people, which i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 5th, 2013
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(AP) — The family of Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian charged with murdering his girlfriend, is feuding publicly about whether guns are a necessary protection against crime in South Africa. British newspapers quoted Pistorius’ father, Henke Pistorius, as saying the family owne...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2013
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IN HIS OLYMPIC year, Oscar Pistorius steadily became an avid firearms collector, joining a gun-collecting club and purchasing a collection of firearms that included a .500 Magnum pistol dubbed by its manufacturer as “the most powerful production revolver in the world” and a civilian version of a mili...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2013
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Eight police officers accused of handcuffing taxi driver Mido Macia to their patrol car and dragging him along the street until he died have been arrested on murder charges. Video footage captured on a mobile phone shows officers attaching the 27-year-old Mozambican to the back of their van and braze...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Feb 27th, 2013
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Oscar Pistorius’ representatives have said the substance found in his bedroom after his girlfriend was shot dead was Testis compositum – a herbal remedy used to aid muscle recovery.  South African police said during the athlete’s bail hearing that they found needles in his bedroom a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 27th, 2013
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By Keith Somerville Having worked as a journalist for 33 years and having taught journalism and analysed the processes and performance of journalism for the last five, it is very revealing watching and analysing the development of major stories.  There have been two dominant ones in the news about Af...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Feb 24th, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG — The family lawyer of Oscar Pistorius says the brother of the Olympic paraplegic athlete is facing culpable homicide charge in a 2010 road death. Laywer Kenny Oldwage would not confirm details of the case Carl Pistorius is facing, but today’s development is compounding the problem...