Oscar Pistorius   in the dock inside court in Pretoria. The murder trial will resume on Monday.  Photograph: Werner Beukes/AP

Athlete may have no option but to testify

South Africa president Jacob Zuma: €16.8 million was  spent on renovating his residence near Nkandla village in KwaZulu-Natal province.  Photograph: Dean Hutton/Bloomberg

South African president claims he did not ask for €16.8m makeover

Jacob Zuma: the report recommended that he pay a percentage of the upgrade work overseen by the department of works. Photograph: Dean Hutton/Bloomberg

Investigation paints damning picture weeks before South African general election

Oscar Pistorius (centre) leaves North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko

Evidence of Estelle van der Merwe a further blow to athlete’s defence

Oscar Pistorius and June Steenkamp (second from right), the mother of Reeva Steencamp, at the North Gauteng High Court on Monday for the opening day of his trial. Photograph: Getty Images

Paralympian pleads not guilty to murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Police try to hold back the media as Carl Pistorius, the brother of Oscar Pistorius, arrives at North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria yesterday for the opening day of the athlete’s murder trial. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Athlete walks in through front door

An Australian TV journalist reports from outside  North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria yesterday ahead of today’s opening of Oscar Pistorius’s  trial for murder. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images.

Star’s family calls for end to commentary as he prepares to face Steenkamp’s mother

On trial: Oscar Pistorius in court last August. Photograph: EPA

Oscar Pistorius goes on trial for murder on Monday, with a 24-hour TV channel, a live Twitter feed and the world’s media on standb(...)

Oscar Pistorius. Court documents outline the key evidence prosecutors believe will prove the athlete murdered his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St Valentine’s Day last year. Photograph: AP Photo/Themba Hadebe

Trial of South African Paralympian charged with murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp scheduled to begin on March 3rd

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