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21 October 2014
The South African athlete's culpable murder conviction for the death of Reeva Steenkamp came on the heels of a 77-year sentence handed down to a rhino poacher in July.
12 September 2014
According to Data Drive Insights, the trial is the biggest social media event in South Africa's history, producing an estimated 3.5 million tweets since Reeva Steenkamp's murder in February 2013.
24 July 2014
30 May 2014
22 April 2014
8 March 2014
American lawyer and political commentator Alan Dershorwitz has angered South Africans by describing their country as ‘a failed state’ in an interview with Piers Morgan.
5 February 2014
15 December 2013
The Mandela memorial sign-language interpreter, Thamsanqa Jantjie, didn’t use any known sign language. He is now known all over the world as the "Fake Interpreter".
12 December 2013
"Mandela was about politics and he was about race and he was about freedom and he was even about force, and he did what he felt he had to do"
6 December 2013
Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, continues to speak to the world through Twitter users who have reacted to the news of his death by sharing his memorable quotes.