Tag Archives: Oscar Pistorius

20Aug/17

South Africa grants immunity to Grace Mugabe despite assault claim

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe returned home from South Africa early on Sunday (20 August), state media reported, pursued by demands she face prosecution over an alleged assault of a 20-year-old model in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel room. Pascale Davies reports. Continue reading

18Aug/17

Grace Mugabe to be given diplomatic immunity – South African government source

A South African government source says Grace Mugabe will be given diplomatic immunity, meaning she will avoid prosecution for an alleged assault on a 20-year-old model. David Doyle reports. Continue reading

07Aug/16

Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with cuts to wrists

South African Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius, who is sentenced last month to a six-year jail term for killing his girlfriend, was treated in hospital for injuries to his wrists on Saturday and is now returned to prison, an official says.
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18Apr/16

South African ‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius sentencing set for June 13-17

Oscar Pistorius will face sentencing in June following his conviction for murdering his girlfriend in 2013.

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08Dec/15

South African court grants Pistorius bail after murder conviction

A South African court grants bail to paralympian Oscar Pistorius after he is convicted of murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013.
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03Dec/15

Pistorius murder verdict shows ‘respect for women’ – Steenkamp’s mother

The mother of slain model Reeva Steenkamp who was shot dead by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius says an appeal court ruling finding him guilty of murder is a victory for women.

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03Nov/15

South African judges to give ruling on Pistorius appeal at a later date

Supreme court judges in South Africa have reserved their judgment on the Oscar Pistorius appeal until further notice.
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