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  1. 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 ...

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    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 ...

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    Extradited Briton Shrien Dewani charged in South African court with ordering wife's murder

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:40pm by AFP

    ... After losing a three-year extradition fight, Dewani, 34, arrived in South Africa yesterday and was promptly brought to a Cape Town court. He sat expressionless as Judge John Hlophe ruled that he ... Hindocha, Anni's brother, said the delay in extraditing Dewani had been "very frustrating" but expressed hope that he would finally see justice for his sister. "It has been very ...

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    Oscar Pistorius reports to psychiatric hospital for court-ordered tests

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:15pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... red-brick public hospital, whose patients often come from poor backgrounds. In a bid to avoid media attention, the athlete ditched the grey SUV vehicle that normally drives him to court, arriving in a sedan with tinted windows. There was no sign of family and friends who often arrive in court with him to offer support. Last week, Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled that the Paralympian sprinter ...

  5. 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 ...

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    Pistorius tried to save his shot girlfriend, radiologist tells South African court

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 04:44pm by AP

    ... not been recovered and that a distraught Pistorius was going to harm himself. The testimony in a Pretoria court was the first detailed, public description of the immediate aftermath of the shooting ... after he realised he had shot Steenkamp, he pulled on his prosthetic legs and tried to kick down the toilet door before finally giving up and bashing it in with a cricket bat. Inside, he said he ...

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    Ruling ANC party gets ‘overwhelming mandate’ from South African voters

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg

    ... to the party once led by Nelson Mandela. Final results were expected late on Friday, but with about three-quarters of the ballots counted, the ANC had garnered a thumping 63 per cent of the popular ... on Thursday that she expects the final tally to remain at 23 per cent. “We’ll see how it goes, of course we hope it will be more. We did as much as we could,” she said. Julius Malema’s populist ...

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

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

    ... to report it. Reporters said Pistorius apparently made a comment to Myers as he walked close to the court benches reserved for family and friends of both Pistorius and Steenkamp. Levitt added ...

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    Burglars raped my wife, reveals South African President Jacob Zuma

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

    ... at Nkandla has not been a theoretical issue. Further, there was a court case about it. So those who say you need security, it's not because it's just a normal thing. Two serious incidents ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Defence has to overcome Pistorius’ evasive and contradictory testimony

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:52pm by GDN

    ... As a shell-shocked Pistorius stepped down from the witness box, the court exhaled its collective breath and relief was written on the faces of his watching family. A man once lauded for his sporting ... As the trial enters its final phase, the athlete's legal team will go all out in an attempt to sow reasonable doubt over his guilt. The fightback began immediately after the cross-examination. ...




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