Paralympian Denies Murdering Girlfriend

Blade runner Oscar Pistorius has denied murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in an affidavit that was read out in the Pretoria Magistrates court. Earlier, Judge Desmond Nair ruled that premeditation could not be ruled out in the model's death.
  • South Africa:  Shooting Not Intended - Court Hears

    South African Press Association, 19 February 2013

    Paralympian Oscar Pistorius' application for bail was postponed until Wednesday after the Pretoria Magistrate's Court heard that he had not intended to kill his girlfriend Reeva... read more »

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Oscar Pistorius


  • South Africa:  Pistorius Back in Court

    South African Press Association, 19 February 2013

    Murder accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius was expected to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on more »

  • South Africa:  Steenkamp Leaves a Void - Family

    South African Press Association, 19 February 2013

    The death of model Reeva Steenkamp had left a void in the family, her brother Adam Steenkamp told reporters on Tuesday outside the Victoria Park Chapel, in Port Elizabeth, after... read more »

  • South Africa:  CGE Concern At the Media Undertones Pertaining to Ms Reeva Steenkamp's Death

    South African Government, 18 February 2013

    The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) is concerned at the way the death of Ms Steenkamp has been reported by some media organisations in a way that shifts attention away from... read more »

  • South Africa:  From Hero to Zero

    Biz-Community, 18 February 2013

    It must be onerous to be clothed in the mantle befitting a public figure with your every move held under question, your every word sliced, diced and bisected, and your every... read more »