Media playback is unsupported on your device

Pistorius trial: Reeva Steenkamp's death timeline

3 March 2014 Last updated at 06:48 GMT

The South African sprinting star Oscar Pistorius will go on trial in Pretoria, accused of murdering his girlfriend later.

The athlete will appear on TV screens around the world to answer charges that he deliberately shot Reeva Steenkamp through a locked door at his home.

Pistorius says he shot her accidentally, believing she was an intruder.

Milton Nkosi reports from Johannesburg.