Attacks on Masipa condemned by legal Organisations

by Onimisi Raymond Several legal organisations on Monday have said they are concerned by the threats and attacks directed at Judge Thokozile Masipa who presided over the Oscar Pistorius trial. The Legal Resources Centre, Section27, and the Centre for Child Law said the wave of criticism directed at Masipa in relation to her judgment had […]

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.┬áThe 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 […]

‘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