Steenkamp family ‘glad it’s over’22/10/2014 1:22
While the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) entertains its “appetite to appeal” Oscar Pistorius’s five-year sentence, the paralympian’s family has lashed out at the institution for trying to inflict as much collateral damage as it could on him.
Mixed reactions to jail time22/10/2014 12:56
The Oscar Pistorius trial stirred up unprecedented public attention and inevitably there was massive interest in the outcome of the trial yesterday.
Oscar and celebrity killings22/10/2014 12:33
Oscar Pistorius is but one of a constellation of celebrities around the world who have not only killed but also managed to get away with what many consider to be light sentences.
Residents vow to rid town of nyaope drug22/10/2014 12:28
Mamelodi residents have vowed to rid their community of the nyaope drug, which had become a menace as its abuse had shot up high among young people.
Ekurhuleni mayor, wishes class of 2014 well22/10/2014 12:20
“Education is the key to success and it all begins with the examination you are about to sit for. You have done well to get where you are in life right now and I am sure that you know that this exam marks another milestone in your efforts to carving the future that you wish for yourself as an adult
Zulu backs state in stance on e-tolling22/10/2014 12:08
Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said that her department stood by the national government’s position on e-tolls even as the Gauteng’s advisory panel continued its review work.
Sedibeng protest ends22/10/2014 12:11
The nine-day long service delivery protest in Sedibeng has been suspended following successful negotiations between the Gauteng province, the municipality and community leaders.
Johannesburg boys crushed by concrete pipes21/10/2014 20:23
Two children were killed when concrete pipes rolled over them at a construction site in Braamfischerville, Soweto, on Tuesday, Johannesburg emergency services said.
Pistorius may serve only 10 months in jail21/10/2014 12:51
Convicted paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius may end up spending only 10 months in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a justice department spokesman said on Tuesday.
Suspended sentence not be appropriate: Masipa21/10/2014 10:54
Judge Thokozile Masipa rejected a suggested sentence of house arrest and community service for paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.