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The testimony that sunk him

2014-04-18 07:00

Oscar Pistorius did not do well in the dock. Georgina Guedes explains where his version of events all fell apart for her.

AS IT HAPPENED: Day 25 - Pistorius on trial

2014-04-17 09:16
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Follow the updates from the 25th day of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial at the North Gauteng High Court. For the previous day's updates click here.

Oscar: All might not be lost says expert

2014-04-16 10:26

A former State prosecutor says Oscar Pistorius's defence, which plans to call up to 17 witnesses, can still make it hard for the prosecution to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the Paralympian killed Reeva Steenkamp on purpose.

AS IT HAPPENED: Oscar Pistorius trial, day 24

2014-04-16 08:27
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Get all the highlights from Oscar Pistorius's murder trial which is now in its 24th day. Get Tuesday's updates here.

Marks on Oscar's door consistent with bat - expert

2014-04-15 21:47

Marks on Oscar Pistorius's toilet door were probably caused by the corner of the bat he claimed to have used to bash it down, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Oscar could not have stumbled, court hears

2014-04-15 18:52

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius could not have stumbled on a wooden panel while it was still in the door, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Oscar denies responsibility

2014-04-15 14:46

Oscar Pistorius has protested his innocence up to the close of his court testimony after prosecutor Gerrie Nel accused him of killing his girlfriend in cold blood.

Oscar excused from stand

2014-04-15 14:13

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius has been excused from the witness stand, with prosecutor Gerrie Nel having concluded his cross-examination.

AS IT HAPPENED: Day 23 - Pistorius on trial

2014-04-15 07:34
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Get all the highlights from Oscar Pistorius's murder trial which is now in its 23rd day. Get Monday's updates here.

Oscar: I didn't look at Reeva before shooting

2014-04-11 19:22
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Oscar Pistorius has told the North Gauteng High Court that he never looked at Reeva Steenkamp before he rushed to confront a suspected intruder and fired the shots that killed her.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius trial - day 21

2014-04-11 08:41
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Get all the updates from day 21 of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial at the North Gauteng High Court. Get Thursday's updates here.

Pistorius will be back in the hot seat

2014-04-10 07:24
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Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius was expected back in the hot seat as Gerrie Nel was likely to continue his cross-examination of the Paralympian.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius on trial, day 19

2014-04-09 08:36
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Get the highlights from the 19th day of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court. Get Tuesday's updates here.

Oscar sobs, gags as photos of Reeva are shown

2014-04-08 14:43
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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius sobbed and gagged in the stand at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria as photos of Reeva Steenkamp's corpse flashed onto a screen next to him.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius on trial; day 18

2014-04-08 08:38
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Get all the highlights from the 18th day of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial in Pretoria. Get day 17's updates here.

My prostheses is an extension of my body - Oscar

2014-04-07 15:47

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius sees his prostheses as an extension of his body, he has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria during his murder trial.

Pistorius describes charity work

2014-04-07 14:17

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius has told the North Gauteng High Court of his humanitarian and charity work, much of it with people who had been victims of landmine blasts.

Mind your language: looking back at the trial

2014-03-28 08:46

The interpretation fiasco at the Oscar Pistorius trial should provide a wake-up call for our criminal justice system, says Gomo Motswatswe.

Oscar likely to be first to testify

2014-03-27 22:06
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Legal experts have agreed that murder accused Oscar Pistorius is "very likely" to be the first to take the stand as his defence gets underway in the North Gauteng High Court .

11 Oscar Pistorius articles you should read

2014-03-27 14:05

Not up to speed with what's been happening at Oscar Pistorius's murder trial? Here are the articles you should read before his defence states its case.

Oscar: It's a tough time

2014-03-25 21:26
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Oscar Pistorius, who is expected to testify in his murder trial at the end of the week, says he's going through "a tough time" in a rare comment after the prosecution closed its case.

New marks on Oscar's toilet door questioned

2014-03-25 18:39

New marks found on the Oscar Pistorius’s toilet door has came to light after forensic analyst Colonel Johannes Vermeulen was recalled to testify in the North Guateng High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar to testify

2014-03-25 15:47
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Murder accused Oscar Pistorius is set to testify in his own defence.

11 crimes reported in Silver Woods in 3 years

2014-03-25 14:51

Only three crime incidents have been reported in Oscar Pistorius's townhouse complex in three years, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Reeva planned a Valentine's meal for Oscar

2014-03-25 14:18

Reeva Steenkamp planned to cook for murder accused Oscar Pistorius on Valentine's Day, revealed WhatsApp messages read to the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

 

Oscar trial adjourns for 2 weeks

2014-04-17 19:53

The trial of murder accused Oscar Pistorius has been adjourned at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar's expert accused of being unqualified

2014-04-16 14:12

The prosecution has derided a forensic expert hired by Oscar Pistorius, accusing him of being unqualified to testify and rubbishing his account of the circumstances in which Reeva Steenkamp died.

Expert to testify further at Oscar trial

2014-04-16 08:34

The murder trial of paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius enters day 24 in the North Gauteng High Court, with a former senior police forensic expert continuing his evidence.

All not lost for Oscar - expert

2014-04-16 05:30
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A former State prosecutor says Oscar Pistorius's defence, which plans to call up to 17 witnesses, can still make it hard for the prosecution to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the Paralympian killed Reeva Steenkamp on purpose.

Oscar unwavering as he denies intent

2014-04-15 20:52

As his week-long court testimony came to an end, Oscar Pistorius has maintained he was innocent and had acted involuntarily when he fired the shots that killed Reeva Steenkamp.

Walking on crime scene unprofessional - analyst

2014-04-15 16:23

Leaving shoe prints on a crime scene is "most unprofessional", a former police forensic analyst has testified in murder accused Oscar Pistorius's trial.

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Gerrie Nel concluded the state's cross examination of Oscar Pistorius on day 23 of his trial. Here are some social media insights into day 23's proceedings.

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Reeva declared love in Valentine's Day card

2014-04-15 14:00

Reeva Steenkamp gave murder accused Oscar Pistorius a card declaring her love for him hours before he shot her dead in his Pretoria home, the court heard.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius on trial - day 22

2014-04-14 08:35
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Get all the highlights from day 22 of Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court. Get Friday's updates here.

Watch your language Mr Nel - judge

2014-04-11 13:23

Judge Thokozile Masipa has reprimanded prosecutor Gerrie Nel after he called murder accused Oscar Pistorius a liar.

AS IT HAPPENED: Day 20 - Pistorius on trial

2014-04-10 08:44
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Get the updates from day 20 of Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial at the North Gauteng High Court. Get Wednesday’s updates here.

Emotional Oscar to return to the stand

2014-04-09 07:12
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Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius is set to return to the stand for a third day after proceedings were cut short when he broke down and sobbed loudly as he recounted shooting Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar recalls day before shooting

2014-04-08 13:34

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has recalled his activities on the day before he fatally shot Reeva Steenkamp in his Pretoria home.

Key points of Pistorius's testimony

2014-04-07 20:27

Oscar Pistorius has began testifying at his murder trial by apologising to the family of the girlfriend he shot dead last year.

Oscar weeps as he apologises to Steenkamps

2014-04-07 14:50

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius wept as he took the stand in his murder trial and swore to Reeva Steenkamp's family that he was trying to protect her from an intruder when he shot her dead.

Pistorius: I have no balance on stumps

2014-04-07 13:25

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has no balance when on his stumps and he says travelling causes problems like skin irritation because of having to wear his prostheses for long periods.

AS IT HAPPENED: Oscar Pistorius trial, day 16

2014-03-28 08:33
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Get all the details from day 16 of the murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius. See day 15's updates here.

Key points of Oscar's defence

2014-03-27 20:56

Oscar Pistorius’s defence team will have to focus on key aspects of their case if the wish to prove he had indeed made a mistake when he fatally shot Reeva Steenkamp.

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Will advocates Gerrie Nel for the state and Barry Roux for the defence be given a chance to summarise their arguments? Watch.

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Oscar's team ready to prove case

2014-03-25 20:19

As the State closes its case in the Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial, the defence team prepares to prove he made a mistake when he shot and killed his girlfriend, reports Sipho Hlongwane.

Door, bat analyst recalled at Oscar trial

2014-03-25 17:45

A police forensic analyst came under fire when he was recalled for more questioning over his examination of the door Oscar Pistorius says he broke through to free his dying girlfriend.

Loving messages in days before Reeva’s death

2014-03-25 14:51

Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp exchanged numerous intimate, caring messages in the days before he killed her, a police witness has told the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar's message may have been deleted

2014-03-25 14:18

Reeva Steenkamp may have deleted a message sent by murder accused Oscar Pistorius in response to her raising a concern over their dating, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

I miss you - Reeva to Oscar

2014-03-25 13:37

Reeva Steenkamp and Oscar Pistorius exchanged loving text messages days before he allegedly murdered her, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

 
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