Pistorius, Steenkamp, civil suit: report

Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers are trying to negotiate an out-of-court settlement with the parents of his dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, The Times reported on Tuesday.

Pistorius’s lawyer Kenny Oldwage confirmed that they were in discussions with the Steenkamp family.

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Bomb sweep at Pistorius court

The police’s explosives teams carried out a precautionary sweep to check for explosives inside the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court room where paralympian Oscar Pistorius would appear on Monday.

Reporters were asked to temporarily leave the court where earlier, video cameras were … Read the rest

Oscar Pistorius due back in the dock

South African double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius will return to court Monday, when he is expected to be indicted for murdering lover Reeva Steenkamp and receive a date for trial.

The 26-year-old sprinter will appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court six … Read the rest

Oscar Pistorius book not selling well

The sale of paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ biography has not done well after he was arrested and charged for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Enquiries by The Star at bookshops in Gauteng indicated that while newspapers publishing articles on … Read the rest