A concession by Brazilian authorities isn't enough to end protests.
With the Olympics just days away, Brazil's government has fired a firm tasked with screening venues and amped up security in the Olympic village. Security forces have been training to counter terror attacks for months.
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.
Police have used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse a violent demonstration in Sao Paulo over fare hikes. Some protesters started throwing rocks at security forces and caused damaged to banks and offices.
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.
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