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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Defence team wraps up case in Oscar Pistorius murder trial

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

    ... 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 wrapped up its case in the murder trial of the Olympic and Paralympic athlete on Tuesday and the court adjourned for a month to allow the legal teams to prepare and submit their closing arguments. ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    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 ...

  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

    ... 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 ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius aware of gun rules against intruders, court hears

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

    ... court heard Oscar Pistorius was aware of gun safety rules restricting the use of lethal force against intruders, a gun dealer testified on Monday as the Paralympian’s trial for killing his girlfriend entered its third week. Gun licenser Sean Rens told the court in Pretoria that the 27-year-old athlete, who stands accused of intentionally shooting dead his girlfriend, had scored highly ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    ‘Angry’ Pistorius fired shot out of car sun-roof, ex-girlfriend tells court

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 04:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Pretoria Testimony comes two days after court heard how Pistorius accidentally fired a pistol under the table in a packed restaurant A seething Oscar Pistorius fired his pistol out of a car’s open sun-roof after an argument with a police officer, ex-girlfriend Samantha Taylor told a court on Friday, the fifth day of his trial for the murder of Reeva ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    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 ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    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 ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    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

    Prosecutor challenges ‘egotist’ Pistorius in tough day of questioning

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

    ... in court, in the public domain, in the public eye. “Why did you put them through this? Prosecutor Gerrie Nel Nel’s tough questioning in the court in the South African city of Pretoria was designed ... 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 ...




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