Oscar Pistorius was cleared of a murder charge last month, but found guilty of negligent homicide in the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Now arguments are underway in his sentencing hearing, and the argument of Pistorius' witnesses were termed "shockingly inappropriate."
COSAT is a science and technology high school teaching some of South Africa's poorest kids. Yet it has one of the highest graduation rates of any public high in the country. Its principal, Phadiela Cooper, is one reason why.
The rape and murder of a teenage girl has triggered protests in South Africa. Crowds gathered in the town of Bredasdorp where the rape occurred. And several South African radio stations have been broadcasting an intrusive beeping noise every four minutes.