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Posts Tagged ‘Oscar Pistorius trial’

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    Social media reacts to Pistorius sentencing

    October 21, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Social media reacts to Pistorius sentencing

    Oscar Pistorius has received a five year sentence for culpable homicide. The judgement came after a seven-month trial in the North Gauteng High Court for the death of Reeva Steenkamp at his luxury Pretoria home in February 2013. According to EWN, The athlete...

  • Oscar Pistorius during his bail hearing (image: file)

    Judge bans Twitter in Pistorius trial

    March 10, 2014 • Online, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Judge bans Twitter in Pistorius trial

    High Court judge Thokozile Masipa on Monday afternoon banned the use of Twitter in disseminating evidence presented by pathologist Gert Saayman in the murder trial of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. “There shall be no live broadcast now … that applies...

  • Oscar Pistorius during his bail hearing (image: file)

    How to follow the Oscar Pistorius trial online

    March 3, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on How to follow the Oscar Pistorius trial online

    In what is being billed as South Africa’s version of the infamous O.J Simpson trial, double-amputee Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial will take place in the Gauteng Division of the High Court this week. Pistorius was charged with murder after the...