PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Kneeling in court and swinging a cricket bat at Oscar Pistorius' toilet door, a South African forensic analyst demonstrated Wednesday how the double-amputee athlete may have bashed the door to get to the girlfriend he had just fatally shot.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African forensic analyst has said at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial that a cricket bat was used to strike the toilet door at the athlete's home, in testimony focusing on the events of the night when Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend.
South African Paralympics medalist Oscar Pistorius has pled not guilty to the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in what South Africans are calling their "trial of the century."
All eyes are on Strauss & Co?s upcoming auction scheduled for 17 March 2014 at the Vineyard Hotel, Newlands in Cape Town. Whether your interests lie in South African or international fine arts, decorative arts or jewellery, there?s plenty to tempt the senses. Show More Summary
Via I learn that the Library and Information Association of South Africa has selected the Top 20 South African Books, 1994-2014 (from 253 titles nominated by librarians). An interesting variety, certainly -- but only two titles are under review at the complete review : Disgrace by J.M.Coetzee and 13 ure by Deon Meyer.
(Credit: byeangel) Among those aboard were First Officer Fariq Abdul Hamid, 27, who along with a fellow pilot violated airline rules in 2011 by allowing two young South African women into their cockpit.
South Africa’s “Trial of the Century” continued Tuesday, the murder trial of South African Olympian, Oscar Pistorius, garnering more media attention than even the Fifa World Cup, according to Data Driven Insight (DDI), a media monitoring group. Show More Summary
South Africa’s “Trial of the Century” continued Tuesday, following a dramatic Monday that featured pathologist testimony so horrific that murder defendant – amputee runner and former South African Olympic Hero, Oscar Pistorius – threw up. Show More Summary
South African Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius is standing trial for the alleged murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, whom he shot and killed on Valentine's Day last year. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges and denies murdering her, claiming he fired four shots through a locked bathroom door because he thought she was an intruder. Show More Summary
As the murder trial of South African runner, Oscar Pistorius, moved into its second week, the first ever amputee Olympian was forced to endure graphic testimony that reportedly left him vomiting. Day 6 of the South African “Trial ofShow More Summary
``Evidence emerging in the United Kingdom about the possible manipulation of the gold price for a decade could have major implications for South African investors and mining companies who might be able to sue for damages in terms of South African law.''
A raid on an exiled Rwandan general's Johannesburg home has sparked tit for tat expulsions in three African countries.
For the good of their party and for the good of the Republic, Republicans must genuinely reach out to and successfully attract black voters. The GOP is not off to a good start. In South Carolina, where blacks make up 28 percent of voters,...Show More Summary
South African designer and social entrepreneur Michael Suttner recently unveiled the Lightie: a portable solar-powered light that fits into a standard soda bottle. The low cost and durable device is designed to provide sustainable, safe,...Show More Summary
EATING grass may seem like an unorthodox way to demonstrate your religious devotion. But for members of Rabboni Centre Ministries in Garankuwa, South Africa, grazing on greenery is a key part of their spiritual practice. Pastor Lesego Daniel, who runs
Methode Cap Classique, aka MCC, is the South African designation for quality sparkling wines. I was really taken by this example, from Villiera. It’s made without any added sulfur dioxide, and aged for a decent length of time in the bottle before disgorgement. I love the rich flavours and the way they are nicely countered [...]
American lawyer and political commentator Alan Dershorwitz has angered South Africans by describing their country as ‘a failed state’ in an interview with Piers Morgan.
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Boeing, South African Airways (SAA) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) are launching an initiative to expand opportunities for “smallhold” farmers in Southern Africa to grow crops that produce sustainable fuels. The program builds on a global effort by Boeing, RSB and others to help farmers with small plots of land gain access to […]