Stories from 16 October 2015
Many supporters on Twitter put words like "acquittal", "court" and "judiciary" in quotation marks to emphasize the degree to which the case exposed Ethiopia's failed judicial system.
"“Whenever we try to follow up on our daughter’s case, they say they are working on it but so far they have not given any information."
"#DearNyerere, in your day, popularity was based on good deeds towards your country, but nowadays it is the number of followers on Instagram and Twitter."
Protests against the Las Bambas mining project have come to a point of calm after the violence that left four dead and several wounded in Peru.
"Many say that cartoonists or journalists should not be biased, but must be neutral. It is wrong. They should have bias. They must. By bias, I don’t mean prejudice."
"In 1492 the indigenous peoples were expelled from their lands. In 2015, the same. There is still so much to do."
Is it true that the Brazilian king of soccer ushered in a 48-hour ceasefire in Nigeria's bloody civil war? One writer did the research and has reason to doubt.
Increasingly, civil society—and especially women—are keen to partake in the boom by starting businesses and joining Africa's new entrepreneurial mobilisation.