South Africans take to Twitter to voice outrage on Pistorius sentence

South Africans have set twitter alight in strong criticism of Oscar Pistorius' 6-year sentence for murdering Reeva Steenkamp.

In a sentence handed down at the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday morning, Judge Thokozile Masipa said that the mitigating circumstances outweighed the aggravating factors.

However, various high profile people, friends of Steenkamp, including her best friend, Gina Myers and ordinary South African's insist that Pistorius should spend more time in jail than was handed down.

Neither the Steenkamp family nor the Pistorius family have released statements regarding the recent decision.

Listen to the whole sentence proceedings below:

Read More
Why the 'Blesser craze' isn't so black and white

Why the 'Blesser craze' isn't so black and white

There's a lot more nuance involved in the pursuit of nice things, explains Wits lecturer Dr Danai Mupotsa and first-hand blessees.

Teachers called out for racism at Pretoria Girls High

Teachers called out for racism at Pretoria Girls High

Disciplinary and mediation processes have begun to make the school more accommodating of racial and cultural diversity.

Civil society and SA govt must call a truce to work together - experts

Civil society and SA govt must call a truce to work together - experts

The conflict between civil organisations and the state needs to come to an end in order to mobilise social change in South Africa.

Eusebius McKaiser's hard-hitting Q&A with Buti Manamela on SA youth

Eusebius McKaiser's hard-hitting Q&A with Buti Manamela on SA youth

Manamela said government and youth both need to start thinking differently in approaching youth development.

#FridayStandIn Crispin Sonn abides by the business ethic 'do well, do good'

#FridayStandIn Crispin Sonn abides by the business ethic 'do well, do good'

Crispin Sonn, director of Gamiro and son of democratic South Africa's first US ambassador Franklin Sonn, believes in giving back.

How to deal with online harassment, 'sextortion' and revenge porn

How to deal with online harassment, 'sextortion' and revenge porn

If you are a victim of harassment and virtual violence, it is important to take action. Dr. Eve offers advice on how to handle it.