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Oscar Pistorius read out Reeva Steenkamp's Valentine Day card

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Reeva Steenkamp Valentine's card has been presented to court during Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial in Pretoria. Reeva Steenkamp had intended to give the card to...
Boko Haram gunmen abducted around 100 schoolgirls in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria

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Boko Haram gunmen abducted around 100 schoolgirls in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say. The attackers reportedly arrived at the school...
Oscar Pistorius has told his murder trial in Pretoria he was "heartbroken" when he saw the body of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

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Oscar Pistorius has told his murder trial in Pretoria he was "heartbroken" when he saw the body of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. "I crouched down...
Jordanian ambassador to Libya, Fawaz Aitan, has been kidnapped in the capital Tripoli, in an attack that left his driver wounded

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Jordanian ambassador to Libya, Fawaz Aitan, has been kidnapped in the capital Tripoli, in an attack that left his driver wounded, officials say. Gunmen travelling...
Oscar Pistorius admits killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on February 14 last year, but says he fired his gun after mistaking her for an intruder

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Prosecutor Gerrie Nel at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial in Pretoria has suggested the South African athlete is using his emotions "as an escape". Oscar...
Boko Haram has been accused of numerous attacks in northern Nigeria

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At least 135 civilians have been killed by gunmen in north east Nigeria since Wednesday, Borno state senator Ahmed Zannah said. Senator Ahmed Zannah said...
Oscar Pistorius said that Reeva Steenkamp did not scream or shout as he grabbed a gun and fired shots that killed her

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Oscar Pistorius said that Reeva Steenkamp did not scream or shout as he grabbed a gun and fired shots that killed her. At the athlete’s...
Oscar Pistorius has denied picking on Reeva Steenkamp, as his cross-examination continues at his murder trial in Pretoria

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Oscar Pistorius has denied "picking on" his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, as his cross-examination continues at his murder trial in Pretoria. The Paralympic champion was commenting...
Oscar Pistorius became distraught as he was shown a photo of his dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by the prosecution at his murder trial in Pretoria

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South African Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius became distraught as he was shown a photo of his dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by the prosecution at...
During his emotional testimony Oscar Pistorius said Reeva Steenkamp died before the ambulance arrived while he was holding her

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Oscar Pistorius described events after shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home at his murder trial in Pretoria. During his emotional testimony Oscar Pistorius...
The number of deaths from the Ebola virus in Guinea has passed 100

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The number of deaths from the Ebola virus in Guinea has passed 100, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) says. It was "one of the...
Oscar Pistorius has described the moment he fired the shots which killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home in Pretoria

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Oscar Pistorius has described the moment he fired the shots which killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home in Pretoria. The 27-year-old double amputee...
Oscar Pistorius has said he was "besotted" with his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, as he gave evidence at his murder trial

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Oscar Pistorius has said he was "besotted" with his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, as he gave evidence at his murder trial. The athlete said he and...
Oscar Pistorius has started his testimony at his murder trial in Pretoria by apologizing to the family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

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Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius has started his testimony at his murder trial in Pretoria by apologizing to the family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. An...
Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial has resumed in Pretoria with the start of the defense case

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Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial has resumed in Pretoria, South Africa, with the start of the defense case. Oscar Pistorius' defense team called on pathologist Jan...
People gathered in Kigali ahead of a week of official mourning to mark the 20th anniversary of Rwanda's genocide

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People gathered for a Mass in Rwandan capital Kigali ahead of a week of official mourning to mark the 20th anniversary of the country's...
Nigeria has become Africa's biggest economy after rebasing its GDP

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Nigeria has become Africa's biggest economy after rebasing its GDP, leaving South Africa behind. Nigerian GDP (Gross Domestic Product) now includes previously uncounted industries like...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame accused France of participating in the mass killings in 1994

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France has announced that it is pulling out of the 20th anniversary commemorations on Monday for the Rwandan genocide. The French government’s decision follows an...
Six people have been killed and several others were wounded in two explosions in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi

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Six people have been killed and several others were wounded in two explosions in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, officials say. The attack took place in...
Liberia has confirmed the first two cases of Ebola, after spreading from neighboring Guinea

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Liberia has confirmed the first two cases of Ebola, after spreading from neighboring Guinea, where the deadly virus has killed 78 people. The two Liberian...
Oscar Pistorius trial in Pretoria has been postponed until April 7 as one of the assessors assisting the judge has been taken ill

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Oscar Pistorius trial in Pretoria has been postponed until April 7 as one of the assessors assisting the judge has been taken ill. The defense...
Reeva Steenkamp's messages paint a picture of Oscar Pistorius as a jealous and possessive boyfriend prone to anger

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On Monday, police Capt. Francois Moller revealed in court at Oscar Pistorius’ trial that he had been able to extract some 35,000 pages' worth...
Double amputee Oscar Pistorius denies deliberately shooting Reeva Steenkamp last February

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Oscar Pistorius’ lawyer, Barry Roux, has denied claims the athlete and his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp were unhappy. Barry Roux emphasized that among hundreds of "loving"...
Reeva Steenkamp sent Oscar Pistorius a text message saying she was scared of him

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Oscar Pistorius trial in Pretoria has heard today that his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp sent him a text message saying: "I'm scared of you sometimes." The...
Oscar Pistorius denies intentionally shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013

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Oscar Pistorius murder trial will now run until the middle of May after both sides agreed to an extension. The South African Paralympic champion trial...
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