Oscar Pistorius shooting http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33073/all en Pistorius shooting highlights South Africa’s crime problem http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130214/oscar-pistorius-shooting-south-africa-crime <p>PRETORIA &mdash; When Oscar Pistorius allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend, South Africa had already been gripped by national soul-searching over endemic violence in society, and in particular by high rates of violence against women.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130214/oscar-pistorius-shooting-south-africa-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oscar Pistorius shooting Want to Know South Africa Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5756172 at http://www.globalpost.com Oscar Pistorius charged with murder http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5756617 <p>The 26-year-old double amputee sprinter stood with his head bowed at the Pretoria Magistrate&rsquo;s Court, where he was formally charged with a single count of murder.</p> Oscar Pistorius shooting South Africa Fri, 15 Feb 2013 12:59:30 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5756617 at http://www.globalpost.com Oscar Pistorius tried to revive dying girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp: Report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130216/oscar-pistorius-tried-revive-dying-girlfriend-reeva Steenkamp, Pistorius' girlfriend, was allegedly shot four times.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130216/oscar-pistorius-tried-revive-dying-girlfriend-reeva" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Oscar Pistorius shooting Want to Know South Africa Sat, 16 Feb 2013 19:29:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5757705 at http://www.globalpost.com Funeral for Reeva Steenkamp, girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius, to be held Tuesday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130217/reeva-steenkamp-funeral-oscar-pistorius “Reeva is back home,” her brother, Adam Steenkamp, was quoted by The Independent as saying. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130217/reeva-steenkamp-funeral-oscar-pistorius" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oscar Pistorius shooting Want to Know South Africa Sun, 17 Feb 2013 18:52:58 +0000 Allison Jackson 5758423 at http://www.globalpost.com Nike says Oscar Pistorius won't feature in future ads http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130218/pistorius-nike-ads Pistorius has been charged with murdering his 29-year-old model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in the early hours of Valentine's Day. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130218/pistorius-nike-ads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oscar Pistorius shooting Want to Know South Africa Mon, 18 Feb 2013 22:49:00 +0000 Allison Jackson 5759419 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Did Oscar Pistorius mean to do it? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-did-oscar-pistorius-mean-do-it South African prosecutors claim Oscar Pistorius wanted to shoot dead his girlfriend, China is accused of all-out cyber spying, robbers nab millions of dollars' worth of diamonds, and we are all Kevin Bacon.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-did-oscar-pistorius-mean-do-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oscar Pistorius shooting Chatter South Africa Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:58:21 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5759793 at http://www.globalpost.com Oscar Pistorius granted bail (UPDATES) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130222/oscar-pistoriuss-bail-hearing-scheduled-today "The accused has made a case to be released on bail," Chief Magistrate Desmond Nair said. Nair set bail for Pistorius at one million rand, about $113,000.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130222/oscar-pistoriuss-bail-hearing-scheduled-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oscar Pistorius shooting Want to Know South Africa Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:10:00 +0000 News Desk 5763216 at http://www.globalpost.com Oscar Pistorius wants to contact Reeva Steenkamp's family http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130223/oscar-pistorius-wants-contact-reeva-steenkamps-fami Oscar Pistorius says he wants to talk to his slain girlfriend's grieving family.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130223/oscar-pistorius-wants-contact-reeva-steenkamps-fami" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Oscar Pistorius shooting Want to Know South Africa United States Sat, 23 Feb 2013 19:49:00 +0000 Ellen Connolly 5764490 at http://www.globalpost.com Pistorious to hold private memorial for Steenkamp http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130226/pistorious-hold-private-memorial-steenkamp Oscar Pistorious will hold a private memorial for his late girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, whom he is accused of murdering.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130226/pistorious-hold-private-memorial-steenkamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oscar Pistorius shooting South Africa Want to Know South Africa Tue, 26 Feb 2013 17:26:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5767492 at http://www.globalpost.com Prosecutors oppose Pistorius appeal to get passport back http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130311/prosecutors-oppose-pistorius-appeal-bail-conditions Will Oscar Pistorius get his bail restrictions changed and his passport back?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130311/prosecutors-oppose-pistorius-appeal-bail-conditions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oscar Pistorius shooting Want to Know South Africa United States Mon, 11 Mar 2013 18:07:51 +0000 Ellen Connolly 5779976 at http://www.globalpost.com Oscar Pistorius wins right to travel after successful bail appeal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130328/oscar-pistorius-bail-appeal-travel "It is not as if the appellant is traveling for holiday in Mauritius," the sprinter's defense lawyer argued.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130328/oscar-pistorius-bail-appeal-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oscar Pistorius shooting Want to Know South Africa Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:47:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5796256 at http://www.globalpost.com Pistorius at risk of 'trial by media': judge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130604/oscar-pistorius-south-africa-murder-paralympian-trial-media-girlfriend <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">PRETORIA, South Africa &mdash; Oscar Pistorius appeared in court Tuesday for the first time in more than three months, thronged by cameras amid a warning from the South African magistrate that media coverage threatens to &ldquo;scandalize&rdquo; his trial.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130604/oscar-pistorius-south-africa-murder-paralympian-trial-media-girlfriend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Oscar Pistorius shooting Want to Know South Africa Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:49:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5851091 at http://www.globalpost.com Oscar Pistorius will be tried for murder in March 2014 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130819/oscar-pistorius-will-be-tried-murder-march-2014 The Paralympic champion admits shooting Reeva Steenkamp but denies that it was murder, claiming that he mistook his girlfriend for an intruder.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130819/oscar-pistorius-will-be-tried-murder-march-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Oscar Pistorius shooting Want to Know South Africa Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:07:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5912686 at http://www.globalpost.com