Internet shutdowns aren't just in Africa, they're worldwide

When Hong Kong police fired tear gas at peaceful pro-democracy protesters in 2014, the news moved swiftly through social media. Photos and videos of mostly student demonstrators being gassed helped fuel the outrage that ultimately drove hundreds of thousands of people into the streets.

Zimbabwe opposition rejects Mnangagwa victory

Zimbabwe's pursuit of stability appeared uncertain Friday after the country's main opposition leader said his party would challenge the results of the presidential election, labeling them "fraudulent and illegal."

Zimbabwe's ruling party wins parliament majority

Three people were killed in clashes between opposition protesters and security forces in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, on Wednesday, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Charity Charamba said on state-run television.