President Muhammadu Buhari's Twitter shutdown will be hard to enforce and could have dire consequences for Nigeria's fragile democratic institutions and economy.
German's commitment of €1.1bn for development projects in Namibia over 30 years is too cheap a price to pay for remorse.
The Senegalese culture of discretion, called "sutura", inhibits survivors of sexual violence from publicly denouncing perpetrators.
Despite the challenges of being a female comedian, the women who do choose to perform feel emboldened to speak out in ways that can resist sexism.
The suggestion that Mandela single-handedly achieved democracy is as intellectually threadbare as the charge that he was centrally responsible for the failure to transform South Africa.