National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa
Feb 25, 2013 06:41 EST
Star athlete Oscar Pistorius, who has been charged with murdering his girlfriend, does not have to report to police as part of his bail terms contrary to previous reports, a clerk at Pretoria Magistrate Court clerk said Monday.
Feb 24, 2013 10:31 EST
The older brother of South African star sprinter Oscar Pistorius -- himself accused of murdering his girlfriend -- has been charged over a deadly road crash five years ago, the family confirmed on Sunday.
Feb 24, 2013 05:23 EST
A substance found in star athlete Oscar Pistorius's home during a search by police investigating the killing of his girlfriend is a herbal sexual stimulant, a South African newspaper reported Sunday.
Feb 22, 2013 14:34 EST
South African Paralympic icon Oscar Pistorius was freed on bail on Friday, pending a high-profile trial for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Feb 20, 2013 17:18 EST
Oscar Pistorius's high-profile murder case has shone an unflattering light on South Africa's police force, experts said Wednesday, after the lead detective gave contradictory evidence in court and admitted to mistakes at the crime scene.
Feb 20, 2013 03:25 EST
"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius returned to court Wednesday facing a tough fight to win bail, with the prosecution set to call on police evidence to flesh out charges he deliberately murdered his girlfriend on Valentine's Day.
Feb 11, 2013 12:40 EST
South African prosecutors will oppose bail and seek a maximum sentence of life in prison for two men accused of the murder, gang rape and disembowelment of a teenage girl, a spokesman said Monday.
Feb 07, 2013 15:56 EST
A South African court on Thursday formally charged 19 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rebels with plotting to stage a coup in their home country.
Feb 06, 2013 10:25 EST
The 19 alleged Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rebels arrested in South Africa were to get training to oust President Joseph Kabila's government, the prosecution said on Wednesday.
Nov 19, 2012 10:29 EST
A judge on Monday found a South African man guilty of killing Swedish newly-wed Anni Dewani while she was on honeymoon in Cape Town two years ago, amid claims her husband organised the hit.
Nov 09, 2012 10:18 EST
A Thai national who pleaded guilty to running bogus rhino hunts as cover to sell horns on the black market was sentenced to 40 years in a South African jail on Friday in a landmark ruling.
Sep 25, 2012 07:55 EDT
South African firebrand Julius Malema will voluntarily appear in court on Wednesday, his lawyer said, paving the way for a high-profile and politically charged trial.
Sep 25, 2012 05:11 EDT
South African firebrand Julius Malema will appear in court on Wednesday on unknown charges, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Sep 03, 2012 09:20 EDT
A South African court Monday was due to start releasing 270 miners Monday arrested over the deaths of 34 of their colleagues killed by police, after prosecutors withdrew murder charges against them.
Sep 03, 2012 06:48 EDT
A South African court was due to start releasing 270 miners Monday who were arrested after police gunned down 34 of their colleagues, following a decision by prosecutors to withdraw murder charges against them.
Aug 31, 2012 23:48 EDT
Lawyers in South Africa are threatening court action against President Jacob Zuma unless 270 miners, charged with murdering 34 colleagues shot dead by police, are released this weekend.
Aug 31, 2012 16:24 EDT
South Africa's justice minister on Friday demanded that prosecutors explain why 270 miners had been charged with murdering 34 colleagues shot dead by police in a move widely denounced by legal experts.
Aug 31, 2012 10:13 EDT
South Africa's justice minister said on Friday he wanted prosecutors to explain why they decided to charge 270 striking miners with murdering 34 colleagues, a move that shocked the country.
Aug 05, 2012 19:48 EDT
South African prosecutors are investigating Madagascar's ousted president Marc Ravalomanana for crimes against humanity, a spokeswoman said Sunday.
May 21, 2012 23:08 EDT
A South African court is to deliver its verdict Tuesday in the murder trial of two black farmworkers accused of killing white supremacist leader Eugene Terre'Blanche in 2010.