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Special Correspondent — Sky News
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Sky News Special Correspondent, currently based in South Africa. Author of Colonel Gadaffi's Hat

Dewani Defence Urges Judge To Throw Out Case — The defence lawyer for British businessman Shrien Dewani has been arguing there is little credible evidence to convict his client of the murder of his wife Anni whilst on their honeymoon in South Africa. Mr Dewani's lawyers have filed an application under Section 174 of the South African Criminal Procedure Act to have the case dismissed on the grounds of lack of evidence.

Reeva's Parents A Picture Of Grief At Trial — The elderly parents of Reeva Steenkamp have been the picture of pain and grief each time they've arrived at the High Court in Pretoria. They face the gathering of camera crews who film their every movement with stoicism and fortitude, but no-one is left in any doubt that this is a harrowing experience for them and they're hating every minute of being in the spotlight.

Reeva's Family Expects Pistorius Jail Term — Sky News - First for Breaking News, video, headlines, analysis and top stories from business, politics, entertainment and more in the UK and worldwide.

Killing Of Reeva Steenkamp Devastated Family — Many in the courtroom were reduced to tears as they heard for the first time how Reeva Steenkamp's killing had devastated her family. The cousin of the model and law graduate broke down as she recounted the moment when she heard of her death.

Ebola: Deaths Hidden As Fear Grips Liberia — The weather is proving Britain can still enjoy a decent summer, Parliament is in recess and for many politicians this will be their last break before a gruelling nine months. So we can expect a quiet break at Westminster? Wrong.

Ebola: Deaths Hidden As Fear Grips Liberia — Liberia's few ebola treatment centres are overwhelmed with the sick and dying - with patients sharing beds and the dead laying near the desperately ill. The country has accounted for more than half of the world's deaths from the latest ebola outbreak in West Africa and despite assurances from the President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf that it is under control, evidence on the ground seen by Sky News appears to suggest otherwise.

Rwanda Militia Commander 'Tired Of War' — The commander of one of the Rwandan militia hiding out in the eastern Congolese mountains has told Sky News his men will not disarm without guarantees for their safety. Colonel Bonheur - as he called himself but which is almost certainly not his real name - said his band of soldiers would be forced to continue fighting unless a political solution can be found.

Oscar Pistorius Arrives At Court For Verdicts — M'Lady: The Trial Judge Who Rose From Nothing The fate of Oscar Pistorius lies in the palm of one Thokozile Masipa, a woman who grew up in poverty but rose to become only the second black female to be appointed a judge in South Africa.

M'Lady: The Trial Judge Who Rose From Nothing — The fate of Oscar Pistorius lies in the palm of one Thokozile Masipa, a woman who grew up in poverty but rose to become only the second black female to be appointed a judge in South Africa.

Oscar Pistorius Faces Judgement Day In Trial — It has been called the "trial of the century" and elicited headlines such as "Bladerunner turned Gunrunner". Now, 18 months after Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, we are about to find out what the judge believes happened that Valentine Day's morning.
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Nov 24, 2014

RT @Simmoa: Van Zyl and judge almost conversational on "unbelievable" state case. Van Zyl says the prize for lying in court "must go to Mr Mbolombo."

Nov 24, 2014

#DewaniTrial No credible evidence on record to convict the accused: defence. Court adjourns for day

Nov 24, 2014

RT @ruthmaclean: “What was going to happen to the body? What was going to happen to the car?” Judge Traverso asks, saying the plan disappeared #DewaniTrial

Nov 24, 2014

#DewaniTrial It seems to reporters observing that the Judge is v sympathetic to defence assertions that State's case has holes aplenty

Nov 24, 2014

#DewaniTrial Judge says she's concerned about certain aspects of conspiracy theory/claim

Nov 24, 2014

RT @CloraVannieKaap: #DewaniTrial Adv Van Zyl says the primer residue was found on the glove that Qwabe was wearing.

Nov 24, 2014

#DewaniTrial Mngeni who was convicted of being shooter and found guilty of murder is now dead. (He died in jail of brain tumour)

Nov 24, 2014

RT @Simmoa: Van Zyl says gunshot residue on Qwabe's glove, the glove mark on the left rear door, back up his argument that HE was the shooter,not Mngeni

Nov 24, 2014

#DewaniTrial Judge Jeannette Traverso is v engaged. Listening intently, asking many q's.

Nov 24, 2014

RT @yemi51: @AlexCrawfordSky how would you assess the level of interest in comparison to the oscar Trial? Not nearly as much interest

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