A concession by Brazilian authorities isn't enough to end protests.
Kenyan lawyers and civil rights activists staged a nationwide protest after the murder of human rights lawyer Willie Kimani, his client and a taxi driver. The killings are among many unresolved murders in Kenya.
Empty streets, closed banks - business in Zimbabwe’s major cities Harare and Bulawayo came to a standstill on Wednesday. The call for a total shut down of the country was started by activists on social media.
Jubilant scenes have engulfed Zimbabwe's capital after news of the release of "This Flag" movement leader Evan Mawarire. The popular pastor had urged a fight against corruption. Privilege Musvanhiri reports from Harare.
Falling commodity prices are prompting land grabs by mining and forestry companies - often by force. That's driving a disturbing trend: 2015 saw more murders of environmental activists than ever before.
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