Articles containing the tag ‘trial
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

    Closing Arguments Presented in Oscar Pistorious Trial

    The North Gauteng a High court heard on Friday the closing arguments from the lawyers in the Oscar Pistorius trial. The leaders of both the defence and prosecution, Barry Roux and Gerrie Nel, were both intent o... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

    Oscar Could Be Raped in Prison: Defence

    Paralympian and the man charged with culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius will be highly vulnerable in the notorious South African prisons. He will most likely be subjected to gan... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

    Shrien Dewani Had a Sexual Relationship with a Male British Parliamentary Aide

    The trial of British businessman Shrien Dewani continued in Cape Town South Africa with the revelation on day two that the man accused of murdering his newly wedded wife in 2010 was in a bisexual relationship w... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

    Malema threatens Judge President Mlambo

    The trial of the a Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema was postponed on Tuesday in a Polokwane high court. Malema and his two co-accused, Lesiba Gwangwa and Kagisho Dichabe face charges of rac... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius not Guilty of Premeditated Murder and Murder

    As the Oscar Pistorius trial nears its end, the judge in the case ruled that Oscar is not guilty of premeditated murder and neither is he guilty of murder. This came out as Judge Thokozile Masipa read out her m... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, August 11th, 2014

    The Oscar Pistorius Trial: Who is This Judge?

    Judge Thokozile Masipa has heard all the evidence and witnesses that the prosecution and defence care to present before her as well as the two sides’ arguments on the case. However, who is this lady who h... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius Trial: Defence Closes its Case, Final Arguments to be Heard in August

    Tuesday saw the defence in the Oscar Pistorius trial close its case amid claims that there were some witnesses who were not willing to testify given the publicity of the trial. In addition, the fact that the ca... Read more »
    By Robert Wiggill On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius A Suicide Risk

    Although a group of four different psychiatric analysts concluded in their report that Oscar Pistorius does not suffer from any form of general anxiety, the court heard today that the Paralympian is at risk of ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

    Oscar Trial Resumes: No Mental Disorder

    After more than a month lay off, the trial of Oscar Pistorius resumed at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. The major piece of information that emerged on Monday was that the double amputee did not have ... Read more »
    By Robert Wiggill On Saturday, June 28th, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius Trial to Resume On Monday

    Murder accused, Oscar Pistorius’ high-profile legal battle is set to resume in the North Gauteng High Court on Monday morning. According to a statement released by news service Eyewitness News, a psychi... Read more »