Oscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court for the opening day of his murder trial, accused of murdering his girlfriend. Photo: AFP

Hyped as the biggest murder trial ever in South Africa, Oscar Pistorius is on trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius, 27, is accused of shooting Reeva at his Pretoria home on Valentines Day 2013. He faces charges of premeditated murder and contravening the Firearms Control Act in a trial which is expected to last at least three weeks. Footage produced by: Dumisani Sibeko and edited by S'fiso Maseko

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