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The trial of South Africa’s world famous paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, opened in a Pretoria court on Monday with the accused insisting he was not guilty. The opening was broadcast, in part, on live television.
The trial of South African double-amputee Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been adjourned. Pistorius pleaded not guilty for the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year on Valentine's Day.
Witnesses have cast doubt on the statements of Oscar Pistorius in the second day of his trial. The double-amputee Olympic sprinter says he killed his girlfriend by accident on Valentine’s Day 2013.
Central African Republic has been torn apart by strife since a coup in March 2013. Religious violence between anti-balaka Christian militia and Muslims continues unabated.
Imagine Paris without the Eiffel Tower, or Cairo without the pyramids? For some countries, losing their iconic wildlife would be like losing these tourist attractions, says Bradnee Chambers in this guest commentary.
Trade between Cameroon and Nigeria has stagnated following the closure of the border in an attempt to prevent Islamist terrorists from launching attacks from Cameroonian territory.
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