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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius, convicted of culpable homicide, may face more than 10 years in jail

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:29pm by AFP

    ... convicted of culpable homicide Oscar Pistorius was yesterday found guilty of culpable homicide for shooting dead his girlfriend and could face a lengthy jail term, in a case that has brought ... adding that Pistorius did not take steps to avoid that. The defendant stared straight ahead as the conviction was read, showing little emotion. But from the gallery there was a sound of sniffles ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius not guilty of murder, judge rules; culpable homicide finding possible

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 05:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Pretoria Athlete could still face prison if convicted of culpable homicide over death of his girlfriend Pistorius not guilty of murder, judge decides The judge in Oscar ... doubt" on whether witnesses who were hundreds of metres away in their homes could have differentiated between the screams of a man or a woman. If Pistorius is convicted on any charge, sentencing ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius verdict has scholars and critics thumbing Latin dictionary

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 07:19am by Reuters

    ... Pistorius- who was finally convicted of culpable homicide, or negligent killing- maintained it was a tragic accident, and that he had fired a gun in the mistaken belief he was defending himself from ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius must face consequences of his deed, prosecutor says as judge weighs verdict

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 07:19pm by Reuters

    ... told "a snowball of lies" and had called for the track star to be convicted of intentional murder, a crime that could land him with a life sentence. A potential lesser charge ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius in night club altercation days after his lawyers wrap up defence

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 07:13pm by Reuters

    ... Thokozile Masipa will then begin her deliberations, extending a trial that has already dragged on over four months. Pistorius faces life in prison if convicted of murder. ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African court convicts fisherman for killing great white shark

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cape Town Angler convicted for killing rare shark A South African court has convicted a man for killing a great white shark in the country's first ruling ... species. A Western Cape court last Friday convicted recreational angler Leon Bekker of catching the predator in March 2011. He was given a 120,000 rand (HK$105,000) fine or a 12-month jail prison ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Defence team wraps up case in Oscar Pistorius murder trial

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 05:30pm by Reuters, AP

    ... be sentenced to a shorter prison term if convicted of murder without premeditation or negligent killing. Additionally, he faces separate gun-related charges. Pistorius was born without fibulas, ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius accused of making ‘sinister’ remark to a friend of Steenkamp

    Posted May 07th 2014, 09:04pm by AP

    ... The accusation by Kim Myers provided a bizarre twist during the trial of the double-amputee Olympian, who is facing 25 years to life in prison if convicted of premeditated murder for shooting dead ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Burglars raped my wife, reveals South African President Jacob Zuma

    Posted May 06th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... explained a US$23 million taxpayer-funded security upgrade ahead of elections today. He said the culprits were "arrested, charged, convicted" over the previously unpublicised incident ... had happened to my home. One, burning it, not once, twice. "Second, break in by criminals, raping my wife. They were arrested, charged, convicted. "And people who are in government, ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius murder trial resumes with defence calling fourth witness

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:37pm

    ... in prison if convicted on the premeditated murder charge. Stander testified Monday that he had known Pistorius since 2009 after moving into the same gated community in the South African capital, ...




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