Wednesday December 10, 2014
South African prosecutors have won their bid to appeal the culpable homicide conviction handed down to Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend and are now expected to seek a murder conviction.
Sunday December 07, 2014
A woman, a 10-year-old boy and a local al-Qaeda leader were among at least 11 people killed alongside two Western hostages in Yemen.
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Two South African children accidentally swapped on the day they were born should stay with the families who raised them and not be returned to their biological parents, a court-appointed expert said.
Tuesday November 18, 2014
President Michael D Higgins has described his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria as "a frank and comprehensive discussion".
Friday November 14, 2014
President Michael D Higgins has arrived in Johannesburg in South Africa on the final leg of his three-country official visit to Africa.
Monday November 10, 2014
South African prosecutors have said that their request to appeal Oscar Pistorius's manslaughter conviction and five-year prison sentence will be heard on 9 December.
Tuesday November 04, 2014
South African prosecutors have filed an appeal against the sentence and conviction of Oscar Pistorius, who last month was sentenced to five years for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend.
Monday October 27, 2014
South African state prosecutors have said they will appeal a culpable homicide verdict and five year jail term handed down to fallen track star Oscar Pistorius.
Tuesday October 21, 2014
South African judge Thokozile Masipa has sentenced Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Monday October 20, 2014
Oscar Pistorius's brother and sister have given a number of interviews ahead of the sentencing of the athlete for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.