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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Fear of crime, inequality, race the subtexts of Oscar Pistorius trial

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:45pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Pretoria Court case launches national debate about high rates of violent crime and its connection to race Fear of crime, inequality subtexts of Pistorius trial Johan ... days a week. But some say there is another reason as well: South Africans' fear of crime. The trial has helped launch a renewed debate in South Africa about an enduring problem: one ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Prosecutor tells Pistorius his version of events on night of killing ‘was a lie’

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 05:30pm by Reuters

    ... assertion he believed a burglar was in his house, a common fear in crime-obsessed South Africa. Witnesses in nearby buildings have testified to hearing a woman’s scream before the sound of shots, ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Prosecutor challenges ‘egotist’ Pistorius in tough day of questioning

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:20pm by AP

    ... was in the toilet cubicle. Two contrasting images of the double-amputee runner have emerged in court: the defence-led image of Pistorius as a contrite man who had been worried about crime and made ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

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

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

    ... crime-fighting unit, the Hawks. Dewani denies ordering the killing of his 28-year-old Swedish bride, Anni, in Cape Town in November 2010. He claims the couple were kidnapped at gunpoint during ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius to sell Pretoria home to pay mounting legal fees

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 01:16am by AFP

    ... as US$9,000 a day- are said to include at least three full-time lawyers in court, ballistics and forensics experts as well as an American crime scene reconstruction company. Since the shooting ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius aware of gun rules against intruders, court hears

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 12:05pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... into full combat recon mode into the pantry!” He later deleted the post. Also on Monday, a series of photographs from Van Staden’s 15 photo albums of the crime scene were presented in court, amid ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius trial hears bungling police mishandled evidence and stole watch

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Repeated errors made translating testimony prompt fears they may affect court's verdicts Pistorius witnesses are lost for words A retired police officer told Oscar Pistorius' murder trial yesterday his colleagues were clumsy handling evidence and even stole a luxury watch from the crime scene. Former station chief Giliam van Rensburg, ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius says he is consumed with sorrow over Steenkamp’s death

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:07pm by AFP

    ... horror sent shockwaves around the world, polarising crime-weary South Africa around whether one of its national heroes was guilty of murder, or whether the incident was a heartbreaking accident. ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Bogus signer at Mandela memorial was with group that 'necklaced' pair

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 10:22pm by GDN

    ... of the killings matched a description of the crime and the outcome for Jantjie that he himself described in an interview published on Sunday by the Sunday Times newspaper of Johannesburg. "It ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa's 'born free' generation living the life Mandela dreamed of

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 07:31am by NYT

    ... campaigns led by young people to fight the scourges of substance abuse, crime and HIV infection. "We cannot talk about apartheid every day for ever," he said. Now, young people are more ...




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