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  1. 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 ... people were perplexed. And some legal experts thought she might have got it sufficiently wrong to give the prosecution a good chance if it decided to appeal on the point of law. "Many of us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1591849/pistorius-verdict-has-scholars-and-critics-thumbing-latin-dictionary
  2. 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

    ... and surprised that Pistorius was found not guilty of murder. The National Prosecuting Authority said it was disappointed with the verdict, but had not decided whether to appeal. Outside the court ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Paralympian could be jailed for more than 10 years for Valentine's Day killing of girlfriend; verdict surprises many, and state could appeal Pistorius ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590943/oscar-pistorius-found-guilty-culpable-homicide
  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius gets little sympathy from Steenkamp family and friends

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by GDN

    ... the court adjourned, June Steenkamp could be seen shaking her head and hugging and comforting another family member. The victim's close friend, Gina Myers, broke down and wept. Asked ... to be in court to support his brother for the verdict. "He doesn't know how he will handle any situation. He asked me to come up. We'll just have to see the results. We're leaving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1592479/oscar-pistorius-gets-little-sympathy-steenkamp-family-and-friends
  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    China thanks South Africa after Dalai Lama denied visa

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:27pm

    ... of Tibet, a separatist. The Dalai Lama says he is seeking more autonomy for his Himalayan homeland. A South African court ruled two years ago that officials had “unreasonably delayed” a decision ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1585943/china-thanks-south-africa-after-dalai-lama-denied-visa
  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius told ‘snowball of lies’, prosecutor claims in closing arguments

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... a heated argument. The defence team says Pistorius was a vulnerable and caring boyfriend who killed Steenkamp after mistaking her for an intruder hiding behind the door. "The court should have no difficulty in rejecting his full version of events, not only as not reasonably possibly true, but in essence as being absolutely devoid of any truth," Nel told the Pretoria court during his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1568568/pistorius-told-snowball-lies-prosecutor-claims-closing-arguments
  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Shrien Dewani fit to stand trial for wife Anni’s honeymoon murder

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 10:34pm by Bloomberg

    ... their honeymoon in Cape Town, was fit to stand trial, South African High Court Judge John Hlophe ruled. The trial would start on October 6 and should be concluded in December, Rodney de Kock, director for public prosecutions in the Western Cape province, said after a panel of three court-appointed psychiatrists and a psychologist unanimously found that Dewani didn't suffer from any mental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1574427/shrien-dewani-fit-stand-trial-wife-annis-honeymoon-murder
  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Defence team wraps up case in Oscar Pistorius murder trial

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

    ... to return to court on August 7 to give final arguments before Masipa. Pistorius says he killed Steenkamp by mistake, thinking an intruder was in the toilet and about to attack him. The prosecution ... Reuters in Pretoria, Associated Press in Johannesburg Court adjourns for a month to allow the legal teams to prepare and submit their closing arguments Oscar Pistorius’ defence team ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549674/defence-team-wraps-case-pistorius-murder-trial
  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Mandela family in court feud over final resting place

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Johannesburg Relatives split over whether former leader should be buried in his village or at birthplace Mandela family in feud over final resting place As Nelson Mandela remained in critical condition in hospital, a family feud over where the 94-year-old former president should be buried went to the courts. Mandela's oldest daughter, Makaziwe, and 15 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1271988/mandela-family-court-feud-over-final-resting-place
  9. 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

    ... Reuters in Pretoria Pistorius murder case awaits the judge's verdict The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius wrapped up yesterday with the prosecution making a final call for the South African Paralympian to "face the consequences" of shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa will now analyse more than 4,000 pages of evidence before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1569368/pistorius-shot-using-primal-instincts-defence-says
  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African rhino poacher jailed for 77 years

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:22am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg Rhino poacher jailed for 77 years A South African court has jailed a rhino poacher for 77 years, one of the heaviest sentences handed out for the crime ... number of killings, with 370 slaughtered since January. South African National Parks hailed the sentence, saying it showed that "the courts are keen on stamping out the scourge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557813/south-african-rhino-poacher-jailed-77-years

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