Omar al-Bashir

Sudan's Omar al-Bashir sentenced to two years for corruption

Former president convicted of corruption and illicit financial gains, and sentenced to two years in a reform centre.

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Zimbabwe's president says there is no going back to dollarisation

Zimbabwe's president says there is no going back to dollarisation

Critics say the government should allow the use of US dollars and other currencies to tame soaring prices in Zimbabwe.

Kenyan scientist uses throw-away plastics to build homes

Kenyan scientist uses throw-away plastics to build homes

The scientist manufactures roof tiles and other construction materials from plastic and glass waste in Kenya.

Women and girls are joining Chad's internet revolution

Women and girls are joining Chad's internet revolution

New opportunities are allowing women in the central African country to enter the tech field.

Transparency at Google is igniting a culture war among workers

Transparency at Google is igniting a culture war among workers

One of Google's top lawyers has angered its employees by suggesting there be limited access to some internal documents.