Verdict update: The #OscarPistorius murder trial

by Kanmbiey Michael Updated: The judge ruled out murder charges on Thursday, but has given a verdict of “Guilty” for culpable homicide. ————————————————————————————————- The trial of Oscar Pistorius is on going at the High Court in Pretoria. The jury has started the prosecution and today marks his fate. Guilty or Not, we should know today. […]

Oscar Pistorius: Guilty or not, he is a star

by Adekanmbi Adedotun   Just to have got there was extraordinary, after a five-year fight for the right to compete on equal terms at the highest level. The Blade Runner, as he is known, was also becoming the first double amputee to compete in the Olympics at all. The first time I saw him, lining up […]

”He was drunk and aggressive”, Pistorius gets into fight at Johannesburg nightclub

by Mutoni Gahuj

27 year-old Paralympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius, currently on a murder trial in South Africa for the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, got into a fight in a nightclub on Saturday evening with a man who “aggressively engaged” him about the case. Read more about ”He was drunk and aggressive”, Pistorius gets into fight at Johannesburg nightclub

‘Pistorius did not suffer a mental disorder when he shot his girlfriend’, tests reveal

by Ezinne Enyinnaya

The trial of South African Paralympic, Oscar Pistorius, resumed today. At the hearing this morning, a psychological report revealed that Oscar Pistorius did not suffer any mental disorder at the time of shooting. Read more about ‘Pistorius did not suffer a mental disorder when he shot his girlfriend’, tests reveal

Judge orders Oscar Pistorius to face psychiatric tests

by Ezinne Enyinnaya Following the judge’s ruling at Oscar Pistorius’s most recent trial, the double amputee Olympian- Pistorius  must undergo a psychiatric evaluation. The prosecutor had applied earlier for the former Olympic sprinter to be sent to a hospital to check his mental state. Pistorius admits to have killed Reeva Steenkamp, but says she was […]