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Pistorius witnesses refused to testify - Roux

2014-07-08 10:05
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Most witnesses refused to testify for the defence in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial, his lawyer Barry Roux has told the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar team can't consult State psychiatrist - judge

2014-07-07 15:16

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius's defence may not consult State psychiatrist Carla Kotze, Judge Thokozile Masipa has ruled.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius trial, day 37

2014-07-03 08:55
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Get the latest highlights from the 37th day of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius trial, day 35

2014-07-01 09:08
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Get the latest details as Oscar Pistorius's murder trial enters its 35th day.

Masipa wants answers on missing cord

2014-06-30 13:59

Judge Thokozile Masipa has ordered in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that police officers explain how an extension cord went missing from murder accused Oscar Pistorius's house.

Expert: Disorder unlikely to impact Pistorius verdict

2014-06-30 07:40

If generalised anxiety disorder is used successfully in Oscar Pistorius’s trial, it will be a world first, a forensic psychiatrist says.

Pistorius Weskoppies report ready

2014-06-27 08:27
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A psychiatric report on murder accused Oscar Pistorius is ready for collection at Weskoppies hospital, just days before the athlete is set to return to court.

Pistorius to learn details of observation

2014-05-20 07:19

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius will soon learn the details of the order granted that he be sent for mental observation after the North Gauteng High Court heard he had general anxiety disorder.

Pistorius must go for mental observation

2014-05-14 10:26
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Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius will be sent for psychiatric observation in order to ensure that he gets a fair trial, Judge Thokozile Masipa has ruled.

Oscar: Judge Masipa set to rule on mental evaluation

2014-05-14 05:30

Judge Thokozile Mapisa is set to rule on the State's application that Oscar Pistorius go for mental evaluation, to negate the possibility of the defence falling back on an appeal based on a disturbed mental condition.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius trial, day 31

2014-05-13 09:07
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Get the all the highlights from Oscar Pistorius's 31st day in court for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar remorseful for shooting Reeva - psychiatrist

2014-05-12 17:17

A forensic psychiatrist testifying in Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial, has told the North Gauteng High Court that the athlete felt remorse for shooting Reeva Steenkamp.

Court told Pistorius has 'anxiety disorder'

2014-05-12 13:07

Oscar Pistorius's murder trial has resumed with a psychiatrist telling the court the sprinter had an "anxiety disorder," as the defence begins to wrap up its case.

Cross-examination of Wolmerans to continue

2014-05-12 08:03

The cross-examination of ballistics expert Thomas "Wollie" Wolmarans is due to continue in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court.

Pistorius was genuinely 'broken' - witness

2014-05-08 19:39

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius was emotionally distressed and heartbroken after shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a social worker has told the High Court.

Pistorius introduced Steenkamp as 'fiancée'

2014-05-06 14:18

Oscar Pistorius introduced Reeva Steenkamp as his fiancee just a week before he shot her, a close neighbour of the runner testified in his defence.

Oscar defence could end in a week - Roux

2014-05-06 13:21

Murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's defence is expected to finalise its case in a week, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

LIVE UPDATES: Day 27, Pistorius on trial

2014-05-06 09:05
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Get the latest updates from the 27th day of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Catch up on Monday's updates here.

Oscar trial postponed after only 2 witnesses called

2014-05-05 14:18

The murder trial of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been postponed before lunch after the defence was unable to call more witnesses to the stand.

Pistorius trial, day 26 - As it happened

2014-05-05 09:05
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Get the latest updates from day 26 of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial. Catch up on day 25 here.

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.

 

Oscar's defence expected to close its case

2014-07-08 06:07
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The defence team of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius is expected to close its case at the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar's team want to consult State psychiatrist

2014-07-07 14:52

The State has opposed a request by murder accused Oscar Pistorius's defence to consult its psychiatrist.

AS IT HAPPENED: Day 36, Pistorius trial

2014-07-02 09:13
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We bring you the latest details from Oscar Pistorius's 36th day in the North Gauteng High Court where he is facing charges of murdering Reeva Steenkamp.

Acoustic engineer testifies in Oscar trial

2014-06-30 16:31

An acoustic and electro-acoustic engineer has testified in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, in the North Gauteng High Court, on whether a scream is from a man or woman.

LIVE UPDATES: Pistorius on trial, day 34

2014-06-30 08:54
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Get the latest updates as Oscar Pistorius returns to court for the trial of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius’ health report unlikely to derail trial

2014-06-29 19:45

It is highly unlikely that the report about Oscar ­Pistorius’s mental health will derail the final stretch of the athlete’s murder trial.

Pistorius trial, day 33 - as it happened

2014-05-20 09:06
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Get the latest highlights from day 33 of Oscar Pistorius murder trial when he finds out the terms of his mental observation.

Masipa: Don’t want to punish Pistorius twice

2014-05-14 14:32
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The aim of referring Oscar Pistorius for mental observation was not to punish him “twice”, Judge Thokozile Masipa says.

AS IT HAPPENED: Day 32, Pistorius on trial

2014-05-14 08:59
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Get all the updates from Oscar Pistorius's 32nd day in court for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Get Tuesday's updates here.

Pistorius: Mental observation application argued

2014-05-13 14:51

The State has brought an application before the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to have murder-accused Oscar Pistorius admitted for mental observation.

Pistorius trial enters 31st day

2014-05-13 07:07

Oscar Pistorius's murder trial is going into its 31st day in the North Gauteng High Court after the State asked for him to undergo psychiatric observation.

Oscar could face month of mental tests

2014-05-12 15:55
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Prosecutors will apply to have Oscar Pistorius committed for one month of mental evaluations after a psychiatrist told the court the Paralympian suffered from an "anxiety disorder".

Oscar Pistorius trial, day 30 - as it happened

2014-05-12 09:01
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Follow News24's highlights of day 30 in the Oscar Pistorius's murder trial.

Oscar was on his stumps - expert

2014-05-09 11:32

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius was on his stumps when he fatally shot Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, ballistics expert Thomas "Wollie" Wolmarans says.

Factors may have delayed 'gastric emptying'

2014-05-08 17:45

An expert has taken the North Gauteng High Court through several factors which may have delayed Reeva Steenkamp emptying her stomach on the night she was killed.

Oscar's neighbours did not hear shots, court told

2014-05-06 20:08

The neighbours on either side of murder-accused Oscar Pistorius's house did not hear gunshots on Valentine's Day early morning last year, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

I was awoken by loud bang - Oscar's neighbour

2014-05-06 14:18

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius's closest neighbour heard only a single loud bang on the Valentine's Day morning Reeva Steenkamp was fatally shot, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Oscar's closest neighbour did not hear screams

2014-05-06 13:00

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius's closest neighbour did not hear screaming the night Reeva Steenkamp was shot, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Oscar torn apart after shooting Reeva, court hears

2014-05-05 16:11

Oscar Pistorius's neighbour and friend have giving a heart-wrenching account in court of finding the "broken" athlete coming down the stairs, holding his dead girlfriend in his arms.

Oscar begged Reeva not to die - witness

2014-05-05 13:27

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius begged his dying girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to stay with him and was praying to God to save her life, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Oscar's defence enters critical phase

2014-05-05 05:30

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's murder trial is set to enter a critical phase as his defence team attempts to recover from a faltering start.

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.

 
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