A commission in Zimbabwe says the army was responsible for the killing of six people in post-election violence but it absolved the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa for deploying the troops. As Columbus Mavhunga in Harare reports, one of the survivors welcomes the commission's recommendation for compensation.
Human rights groups and opposition parties in Zimbabwe fear the “old days” are back after the government last week threatened to de-register or penalize any civic organizations that get involved in politics. Columbus Mavhunga has more for VOA News from Harare
Generator use in Nigeria is on the rise because of constant power outages. Nigerian businesses spend more than half their budgets on generators every year, according to the country's Rural Electrification Agency. This reliance on generators is believed to contribute significantly to greenhouse gas emissions - a main topic of discussion at the recently-ended climate change conference in Poland. For VOA, Timothy Obiezu has more from Abuja.