Thousands of Chinese entrepreneurs poured into Uganda following a trail of billions of dollars in state-led investment. Mukwano Mall is their self-sustaining universe.
Uganda's infamous anti-gay law forced hundreds of LGBT people to flee to Kenya, a country nearly as inhospitable as their home. What can the UN do to protect them?
We spoke to the photographer who documented a red light district going strong in the face of draconian anti-sex laws.
Then Noisey meets one of Uganda's biggest music stars, Bobi Wine.
This morning, Donald Trump has backtracked after his searing attack on the Pope yesterday, Turkey has blamed Kurdish militia for the bombing in Ankara, a Miami Police union has voted to boycott a Beyonce show, and more.
Anti-gay laws, attacks, and evangelism are all part of the increasingly dangerous witch hunt against Uganda's LGBTQ community.
In this episode from season three from our HBO show, we went to Uganda to investigate the country's infamous "anti-homosexuality bill" and then looked at the organ black market in Bangladesh.
Uganda's only maximum security prison, Luzira, holds a sophisticated prison soccer tournament known not only for its top-notch talent, but the remarkable part it plays in the country's low recidivism rate.
The video has been deemed pornographic thanks to Uganda's new, conservative-leaning anti-pornography laws.
This week we investigate Bangladesh's black market for human organs and the rise of homophobia in Uganda.
In Uganda, only 19 percent of the population has access to toilets that are not shared and that protect them from direct contact with waste—conditions which poses a serious threat to women's health and safety.
VICE delves into the world of Wakaliwood—Uganda's thriving, low-budget action film cinema.
In a country where gay men are subject to anal examinations in police cells and imprisonment because of text messages, Alice Nkom has dedicated herself to helping people find justice in a homophobic system.
"This is a battlefield. Some fight on, some flee, some die. We are fighting for a free country. For the future."
Isaac Nabwana's RFP studio has made more than 20 films despite having very little money and inconsistent electricity. Can he make the world care about them?
An explosion kills at least two people at a Mexico City maternity hospital, Uganda uses drones to protect wildlife, and more news from around the world.
The situation for LGBT people can often feel bleak. Let's give ourselves a pat on the back for a change.
President Museveni claimed he would gladly leave politics, but says his people don't want him to step down.
I talked to human rights campaigners to discuss the UK's attempts to tackle homophobia around the world.
A new study may help erode the notion that sexual orientation is a choice—if the homophobic fanatics around the world take it seriously, that is.
Imbalu, the public circumcision of adult men, is an age-old ritual that government representatives and local boosters in southeast Uganda want to promote as a major tourist attraction. But the dubious ethicality of imposing the painful procedure on unwill…
The Nairobi-based arts collective the Nest created an anthology of short films that was recently shown at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The #IceBucketChallenge is the latest in lazy, narcissistic "hashtag activism." If you want to change the world, you're not going to do it by tweeting, wearing a tacky bracelet, or dumping ice water over your head.
The Queen frontman's birthplace, a semiautonomous island off Tanzania, is happy to make money off his name, despite the country's entrenched homophobia.