SABC News - Oscar Pistorius


Oscar did not take acting lessons: Media manager

Tuesday 22 April 2014 17:37

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ media manager, Anneliese Burgess, on Tuesday issued a statement on his website denying that the blade runner had taken acting lessons.


The Pathologist Reggie Perumal was quoted in the media saying that he will not testify in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.
Pathologist still part of Oscar defence team: Lawyers

Friday 18 April 2014 20:20

Pathologist Reggie Perumal has not withdrawn from the legal team  defending murder accused Oscar Pistorius, the athlete's lawyers said on Friday.


Dixon stepped outside field of expertise: Forensic expert

Friday 18 April 2014 09:10

Forensic Scientist, Doctor David Klatzow says the defence's second expert witness in the Oscar Pistorius trial, Roger Dixon, has stepped outside his field of expertise.


Pistorius trial adjourns until May

Thursday 17 April 2014 16:22

The murder trial of Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was adjourned on Thursday until May 5.


State prosecutor Gerrie Nel has grilled defence witness Roger Dixon.
Pistorius trial: Height of man in photo questioned

Thursday 17 April 2014 13:30

The height of a man shown in a photograph submitted by paralympian Oscar Pistorius' defence witness Roger Dixon is incorrect, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Thursday.


Reeva 'screams', last bullet under spotlight

Thursday 17 April 2014 11:30

The defence's forensic expert in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has told the High Court in Pretoria that Reeva Steenkamp's head intercepted the last bullet before falling down.


Man removed from Pistorius court for taking photos

Thursday 17 April 2014 10:30

The High Court in Pretoria security officials removed a member of the public taking photographs in the courtroom, ahead of the resumption of Oscar Pistorius's trial on Thursday.


Nel to scrutinise Dixon's evidence

Wednesday 16 April 2014 17:30

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel will continue addressing every aspect of expert defence witness Roger Dixon's evidence in chief in the Oscar Pistorius trial on Thursday.


Judge Thokozile Masipa says she will use the break to study the record of evidence.
Pistorius trial 'two weeks' adjournment gets green light

Wednesday 16 April 2014 11:00

Judge Thokozile Masipa has granted a two week adjournment in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court.


Oscar Pistorius stepped down from the witness box on Tuesday
Court to rule on Pistorius trial postponement request

Wednesday 16 April 2014 05:29

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will on Wednesday hear if the State's request for a three-week postponement of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial will be granted.


Public divided as Pistorius trial draws near its end

Tuesday 15 April 2014 20:21

The murder trial of paralympian Oscar Pistorius at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has yielded a lot of attention from ordinary people.


Forensic expert testifies in Pistorius trial

Tuesday 15 April 2014 18:24

Forensic expert Roger Dixon has testified in the Oscar Pistorius trial about various objects including the damaged toilet door, cricket bat and the bullets that took Reeva Steenkamp's life.


The SAHRC was asked to probe the manner in which state prosecutor Gerrie  Nel conducted his cross-examination of murder-accused Oscar Pistorius.
Complaint against Nel dismissed

Tuesday 15 April 2014 15:53

A complaint against prosecutor Gerrie Nel has been rejected, the  SA Human Rights Commission said on Tuesday.


The 'Blade Runner' has pleaded not guilty to the charges of premeditated murder and three other gun related charges.
Nel determined to get the truth from Pistorius

Tuesday 15 April 2014 12:30

State prosecutor, Gerrie Nel, has confidentially put it to Oscar Pistorius that the High Court in Pretoria will find out that he intentionally shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.


Oscar Pistorius stands accused of four charges, including a charge of murder.
Pistorius to face gruelling questions on shooting

Tuesday 15 April 2014 05:28

State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel is likely to continue with his cross-examination of paralympian Oscar Pistorius for at least another day or two.


Pistorius should not blame his defence team

Monday 14 April 2014 20:08

A criminal law expert says Oscar Pistorius should not blame his defence team, as he's been doing, for the errors in his testimony.


 Oscar Pistorius was emotional again on the stand at the North Gauteng High Court.
The role of psychologists in the Pistorius case

Monday 14 April 2014 18:50

Clinical Psychologist Dr Rebecca Apteker says that the two psychologists employed in the Oscar Pistorius trial will be looking at different outcomes of the case.


Pistorius blames himself for Steenkamp’s murder

Monday 14 April 2014 16:06

Murder accused Oscar Pistoriu has told the High Court in Pretoria that he blames himself for the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.


More tears for Oscar Pistorius

Monday 14 April 2014 13:18

The trial of Oscar Pistorius has resumed in the North Gauteng High Court after he broke down in the witness box yet again.


State still has a water tight case: Expert

Monday 14 April 2014 08:30

Forensic expert Laurie James says the state has to stick to its initial case against murder accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius if it wants a successful conviction.


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