A selection of quotes of Southern African interest for the week:
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel this morning questioned murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s physician about whether he was qualified to comment on the athlete’s psychological tests.
DEFENCE witness and sports science and medicine expert Professor Wayne Derman was given no quarter by prosecutor Gerrie Nel in the final session of the 37th day of Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial.
DETAILS from two reports arising from Oscar Pistorius’s almost 30-day observation at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital were revealed in the Pretoria High Court today.
“THE Oscar Effect” – a distracting, in some cases debilitating, malady that has gripped the nation since March.
THE possibility that Oscar Pistorius could undergo his court-ordered psychiatric evaluation as an outpatient is against the norm, according to a criminal law expert.
MURDER accused Oscar Pistorius may be referred for psychiatric observation today.
IN A laborious week of testimony, Oscar Pistorius’s defence team used neighbours and expert witnesses to outline their case and portray the Blade Runner as a man broken by his killing of the woman he loved.