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Application denied: Rodrigues to stand trial for Timol murder

João ‘Jan’ Rodrigues’ application for a stay of prosecution has been dismissed. He will stand trial for the 1971 murder of activist Ahmed Timol

Coligny ‘sunflower’ killers sentenced

Pieter Doorewaard and Phillip Schutte will spend 18 and 23 years in jail for murdering a teenager who they claimed stole sunflowers from their farm

Apartheid cop to finally stand trial for Timol murder

João Rodrigues, who is accused of murdering anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol in police custody in 1971, will stand trial in 2019

Dewani ‘perfectionist, calculated and controlling’- defence

Shrien Dewani's defence cross-examines Anni Dewani's cousin, Sneha Mashru, about her testimony to British police after the fatal hijacking in 2010.

Oscar trial: Expert questions state’s evidence

Ballistics expert Thomas Wolmarans highlighted differences between his conclusion and the state's while testifying at Oscar Pistorius's murder trial.

Oscar trial: Defence pathologist won’t testify

A pathologist hired by Oscar Pistorius says he won't testify at the murder trial amid suggestions his post-mortem findings supports the prosecution.

Oscar trial: Nel rips into expert’s testimony

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel criticised evidence presented in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial by defence witness Roger Dixon.

Oscar maintains he intended to shoot an intruder

After a week of testifying, Oscar Pistorius says he was innocent of intentionally shooting his girfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Nel concludes Pistorius cross-examination

Before ending his cross-examination, prosecutor Gerrie Nel questioned Oscar Pistorius over what he heard and did before he shot Reeva Steenkamp.

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