Pistorius granted bail after four-day hearing

PRETORIA (AFP): Iconic paralympian Oscar Pistorius was granted bail by a South African magistrate on Friday, pending trial for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pretoria magistrate Desmond Nair ruled Pistorius was not a flight risk and did not pose a danger to society after an emotionally charged four-day bail hearing. Prosecutors say Pistorius is guilty […]

Sobbing Pistorius accused of ‘premeditated’ murder

PRETORIA (AFP): South African sporting hero Oscar Pistorius broke down in court Tuesday as he was accused of shooting his model girlfriend through a locked bathroom door in what prosecutors said was a “premeditated” Valentine’s Day murder. The double-amputee Olympian and Paralympian “Blade Runner” is seeking bail at the Pretoria court hearing, which revealed startlingly […]

A Valentine Day’s Tragedy for the Blade Runner – Written by Chief Femi Fani-Kayode

“Oscar Pistorius, who is also known as ”the Blade Runner”, has shot his girlfriend to death on Valentine’s eve. This is such a tragedy. A man that is loved and respected by so many from all over the world has killed his beautiful young lover, who happens to be one of South Africa’s top models, […]


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