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14
Dec

News24.com | Cape Town agrees to transfer R114.3m Salt River site for 10% of its value for housing

The City of Cape Town has agreed, “in principle”, to sell the Salt River Market site to a “social housing institution” for 10% of its market value for an 820 unit mixed-use development, it says.

14
Dec

News24.com | Fact-check: Have 60 000 Christians been killed in central Nigeria since 2001?

A video uploaded to Facebook by one of US president Donald Trump’s lawyers claims that 60 000 Christians have been killed by nomadic Muslim herdsmen in central Nigeria since 2001.

14
Dec

News24.com | Parents welcome NPA’s decision to appeal scholar patrol guard’s acquittal for rape, sexual harassment

The parents of the children who were victims in the sexual assault case against a former scholar patrol guard at AB Xuma Primary School in Soweto have welcomed the NPA’s decision to appeal his acquittal.

14
Dec

Qualcomm wants China to ban the iPhone XS and XR – Engadget

Qualcomm is asking China to ban sales of the iPhone XS and XR as part of a patent dispute with Apple.

14
Dec

Our Brexit deal is at risk, May warns EU

The PM says the withdrawal deal “can be passed” but MPs must be assured the backstop is not a “trap”.

14
Dec

Senate defies Trump with Saudi war vote

Members President Trump’s Republican party joined Democrats by 56-41 to rebuke the longtime US ally.

14
Dec

Christmas market attacker ‘neutralised’

French police have “neutralised” a gunman who attacked a Strasbourg Christmas market – reports quoting police sources.

14
Dec

Three people found alive in US coal mine

The group is suspected of attempting to steal copper before becoming trapped in a West Virginia mine.

14
Dec

Russian in US spy case pleads guilty

Accused in the US of acting as agent for the Kremlin, Maria Butina has signed a deal with prosecutors.

14
Dec

US paper’s London crime appeal backfires

The New York Times is sent thousands of tales of accidental eye contact on the Tube and badly made tea.