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Kimberley - The Kimberley High Court on Monday granted the media permission to cover the trial of the teenager accused of killing the Steenkamp family on their farm.
Northern Cape Judge President Frans Kgomo allowed journalists from Media 24, Independent Newspapers, Central Media Group, SABC and Sapa to be in court during the proceedings.
Cases involving minors are usually held in camera. The boy's trial was expected to start on Monday. He may not be identified.
The teenager was arrested for the murders of Northern Cape farmer Deon Steenkamp, 44, his wife Christelle, 43, and daughter Marthella, 14.
They were shot on their farm Naauwhoek, near Griquatown, on April 6, 2012. - Sapa