Articles Posted in the " Oscar Pistorius " Category

  • Pistorius released from jail, put under house arrest

    Oscar Pistorius was released from jail late Monday, South African officials said, and will serve his remaining sentence under house arrest after a year behind bars for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Paralympian star was allowed out of prison in the capital Pretoria a day early in an apparent attempt to avoid media coverage […] Post from PM News

  • White House recieves Muslim teen falsely accused of making a bomb

    Washington (AFP) – The Muslim teenager who was detained when his teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb visited the White House Monday, after a receiving a very public invite from President Barack Obama. Ahmed Mohamed joined a group of students, teachers, scientists, astronauts and celebrities — including the “Myth Busters” and Bill Nye […] Post from PM News

  • Playing golf will help reduce crime among youths – AIG Zone 2

    Bala Hassan, the Assistant General-Inspector (AIG), Zone 2, says that engaging children early in sports, especially Golf has help to reduce vices among the youth. Hassan, the Proprietor of Bala Hassan Golf Club, Jos, made the assertion at the closing of the 2nd Awa Ibraheem Junior Golf Open Championships in Ikeja on Sunday. Hassan, who […] Post from PM News

  • S.Africa court dismisses attempt by Pistorius’s lawyer to stop appeal

    A South Africa court dismissed Friday an attempt by Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers to stop an appeal that could see the fallen Paralympian hero spend significantly more time behind bars for killing his model girlfriend. At the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, Pistorius’s defence tried to block the state’s appeal against the champion sprinter being […] Post from PM News

  • Pistorius lawyers challenge prosecution’s right to appeal

    Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers were in court Friday to make a last-ditch attempt to stop an appeal that could see the fallen Paralympian hero face a stiffer verdict and significantly more time behind bars for the Valentine’s Day’s killing of his model girlfriend. Pistorius’s defence argued in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg that the […] Post from PM News