The Daily Maverick's Rebecca Davis chats to CapeTalk’s John Maytham on issues that made headlines internationally and locally:
- Rebecca was in the Western Cape High Court to observe the Zwelethu Mthethwa murder case. Mthethwa is accused of allegedly kicking a 23 year old sex worker, Nokuphila Kumalo, to death in 2013.
Rebecca and John discuss the outcomes of the case.
Listen to the full conversation on the John Maytham Show:
The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito transmitted Zika virus to be a global emergency. It is reported that the virus has been spreading explosively in the Americas.
What a champion idea: McDonalds in the US, for the next fortnight, is giving away books with Happy Meals as opposed to toys
- IBM engineer has patented a cognitive assistant technology that could learn all about an individual and remind them of a name they can't remember instantly.