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ESPN's Controversial Oscar Pistorius Documentary to Hit South African Screens

'The Trials of Oscar Pistorius' will debut on South African screens through ESPN's Emmy award-winning 30 for 30 series despite public criticism.

A controversial documentary about convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius on ESPN's 30 for 30 series will soon debut on South African television screens. According to CapeTownNetC, the four-part documentary series will premiere weekly on DStv from November 19th at 8 P.M. (South African time) with repeats each Sunday at the same time from November 22nd. The documentary, which is titled The Trials of Oscar Pistorius, is facing rising public criticism from British audiences where it is already showing. Viewers have slammed ESPN for the "dangerous" narrative which reportedly presents Pistorius as a hero despite murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on February 14th, 2013.

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ESPN is Launching in Africa as Part of Game-Changing, Pan-African Partnership

ESPN will soon launch on the continent as part of a major pan-African deal with Kwesé.

Huge news for the sports world: Walt Disney’s ESPN is officially launching in Africa. (Well technically it’s relaunching—ESPN previously had an ESPN and ESPN Classic channel in Africa, but they were closed in 2013.)

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