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South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Pistorius reacts after he was sentenced at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

Twitter reacts to Oscar's sentence - by listing things longer than it

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.

'Appetite for an appeal' against Pistorius's five-year jail sentence: NPA

There is an "appetite" to appeal the five-year jail sentence imposed on paralympian Oscar Pistorius, but the facts need to be examined, the NPA said on Tuesday.

Pistorius faces five-year Paralympic ban

Even if Oscar Pistorius is released before his five year imprisonment elapses, the Blade Runner will not take part in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

ANCWL 'saddened' by Pistorius sentence

The five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius signalled a sad day for women in South Africa, the ANCWL said on Tuesday.

Three arrested for Jackson Mthembu shooting

Three people were arrested in Tzaneen and were being questioned over the shooting of ANC MP Jackson Mthembu, Mpumalanga police said on Tuesday.

Watch: Messi as he refuses to be substituted in a match against Elbar

New footage has emerged that seems to suggest Lionel Messi refused to be subbed off before the end of Barcelona's routine 3-0 win over Eibar on Saturday.

Anni's funeral on a spreadsheet

Shrien Dewani used a spreadsheet to plan his murdered wife's funeral and complained that he needed a massage in the run-up to the ceremony.

'Grossly negligent' Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in jail

Forty-nine days after his trial started in March this year and 20 months after he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine's Day last year, Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years for culpable homicide with a three-year suspended sentence for the Tasha's shooting incident, which will run concurrently.

Shrien Dewani suffered from erectile dysfunction

Day 7 of the murder trial started with a bang this morning. Intimate details of Dewani and Anni - his young bride who he allegedly murdered in 2010 - emerged within minutes.

How Nigeria beat Ebola

The World Health Organisation declared Nigeria free of the deadly Ebola virus yesterday after six weeks in which no new cases were reported.

ANC takes flak over directive

The ANC in Gauteng has been accused of attempting a massive cover-up.

Plan was to 'kidnap Anni, not kill her'

Anni Dewani's death could have been orchestrated from the switchboard of a luxury hotel by a receptionist who had used one of the hit man's bullets to ward off evil spirits - and a mysterious fifth man might be involved.

Time to pay, guys

State money was spent on drug- and alcohol-fuelled parties, gambling, cars and buying expensive properties.

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Pistorius faces five-year Paralympic ban

Even if Oscar Pistorius is released before his five year imprisonment elapses, the Blade Runner will not take part in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

Watch Lionel Messi as he refuses to be substituted in a match against Elbar

New footage has emerged that seems to suggest Lionel Messi refused to be subbed off before the end of Barcelona's routine 3-0 win over Eibar on Saturday.

Madrid's trip to Anfield tops bill

The meeting of Liverpool and Real Madrid, who have 15 European Cups between them, is the pick of the games on Wednesday in the Champions League. AFP Sports looks at all the fixtures in Groups A, B, C and D:

QPR striker Taarabt hits back at Redknapp over fitness

Queens Park Rangers striker Adel Taarabt has hit back at manager Harry Redknapp who called him overweight and unfit at the weekend.

Sharks defend Smit, financial issues

Claims by a former employee that the Sharks have bigger tax headaches than those which led to her dismissal have no basis, according to the chairman of the KwaZulu-Natal Rugby Union, Stephen Saad.

Pistorius going to jail for five years

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was sentenced in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday to five years imprisonment for the culpable homicide killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

US says talks to free Nigerian girls ongoing

A US official on Monday confirmed that a ceasefire deal appeared to have been reached between Nigeria and Boko Haram militants, but said talks to release some 200 kidnapped girls were ongoing.

China executed 2,400 people last year: rights group

The world's top executioner China put 2,400 people to death last year, a US-based rights group said Tuesday, shedding rare light on a statistic Beijing considers a state secret.

Slim choice for Nene

The Treasury's belt-tightening could mean that consumers start paying tax on brown bread and vegetables, or that the middle class pays more income tax soon.

Iconic 'Easy Rider' chopper sells for $1.35 million

The iconic Harley-Davidson chopper-style motorbike ridden by Peter Fonda in the 1969 classic "Easy Rider" film sold for $1.35 million at auction this weekend.

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Sars closes in on trusts’ exploitation of system

Details of parties benefiting from trusts required and greater disclosure, writes Amanda Visser

Gauteng seeks investors for planned aerotropolis

A five-year implementation plan for the aerotropolis is scheduled to be released for public comment within six weeks

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Former soccer star Marc Batchelor has described mounting tension between the Steenkamp and Pistorius families during sentencing proceedings in the High Court in Pretoria, according to a report.

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A Pretoria scrapyard worker was killed and others are missing after a mortar believed to date back to World War II exploded as it was being cut up this morning.

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President Jacob Zuma has again put his foot in it by describing the government's achievements after apartheid as far better than what the rest of the continent did after gaining independence.

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