# south-africa - Today’s News
# south-africa - Monday 21 July, 2014
The little boy’s mother was loading him and his sister into the car when hijackers put a gun to her head.
# south-africa - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
His family claim he was approached by a man who taunted him about his trial.
# south-africa - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
The trial will break until 7 August when both sides will make their last arguments.
# south-africa - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
A medical expert told a court in South Africa today that the runner’s condition is likely to worsen.
# south-africa - Monday 30 June, 2014
The trial has returned after a month break in which Pistorius underwent tests.
# south-africa - Thursday 26 June, 2014
The back row has been training in New Zealand recently after winning a scholarship.
# south-africa - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
The 21-year-old admitted to the act of foul play in last weekend’s clash with South Africa.
# south-africa - Monday 23 June, 2014
South Africa, New Zealand and Australia all wrapped up series successes last weekend.
# south-africa - Friday 20 June, 2014
The 24-year-old Cheetahs fullback showed off his kicking, evasion and fielding skills in Durban last weekend.
# south-africa - Saturday 14 June, 2014
The Cheetahs’ fullback was at the heart of the Springboks’ best attacking play in Durban.
# south-africa - Monday 9 June, 2014
The 27-year-old is now at risk of a two-year ban from playing.
# south-africa - Saturday 7 June, 2014
The Springboks produced two superb maul tries in a dominant second-half performance.
# south-africa - Thursday 5 June, 2014
Three men have been arrested after the footage came to light.
The once-capped Ireland international will be playing with some world-class talent in Cape Town.
# south-africa - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
The 37-year-old lock takes over on an interim basis with Jean de Villiers out injured.
# south-africa - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
The former Clermont boss has called up six uncapped players including Glasgow out-half Finn Russell.
# south-africa - Saturday 17 May, 2014
Jean Deysel faces a heavy suspension after appearing to deliberately harm an opponent.
# south-africa - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Judge Thokozile Masipa said a “proper inquiry” was required.
# south-africa - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
The likes of Rene Ranger, Rory Kockott, Steffon Armitage and Mamuka Gorgodze will play alongside Wilson.
# south-africa - Monday 12 May, 2014
The option of changing his defence to one of “diminished responsibility” was raised during the Olympian’s trial today.
# south-africa - Sunday 11 May, 2014
We’re gonna need another boat.
# south-africa - Thursday 8 May, 2014
The party has 56 percent of the vote, down signficantly from the 66 percent it won at the last election.
# south-africa - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
The run up to the vote had been marked by nostalgic rhetoric and voter fury.
# south-africa - Monday 5 May, 2014
The murder trial resumed in South Africa this morning.
The proceedings took a break for the past two weeks.
# south-africa - Sunday 27 April, 2014
# south-africa - Wednesday 16 April, 2014
Today’s testimony from a defence forensics expert contradicts some of the evidence given by a police ballistics witness.
# south-africa - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
The athlete read out the Valentine’s Day card that his model girlfriend left for him on 14 February last year – the day she was shot and killed at his house.
# south-africa - Saturday 12 April, 2014
Pistorius, himself, took the stand to give his version of events this week.
# south-africa - Friday 11 April, 2014
“She was standing behind the toilet door talking to you when you shot her,” prosecutor Gerrie Nel put it to the athlete. He replied, “that’s not true”.
# south-africa - Thursday 10 April, 2014
“For those of you who possibly think this is entertainment, it is not,” Judge Mapisa told the gallery today.
Prosecution lawyer Gerrie Nel (known as The Pitbull) was brutal while cross-examining the athlete yesterday.
# south-africa - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
The athlete had a tough time today on the witness stand as he was cross-examined by State counsel Gerrie Nel.
The athlete gave more details about the aftermath of the Valentine’s Day shooting in his Pretoria home last year.
# south-africa - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
Steffon Armitage, BJ Botha, James O’Connor, Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell have all been confirmed to take part.
A raft of text messages between Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp were read out in court today.
# south-africa - Saturday 5 April, 2014
Albie Sachs, one of the lawyers who drew up South Africa’s first democratic Constitution, sits down with TheJournal.ie for a Q&A.
# south-africa - Friday 4 April, 2014
The former Saracens player, coach and CEO will be in the Ravenhill stands for tomorrow night’s Heineken Cup tie.
# south-africa - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
How did they even get in there?
# south-africa - Monday 31 March, 2014
The forwards coach has been named the new director of rugby with the club he has previously represented as a player and a coach.