On this episode of Daily VICE, we spend a day with Popole Misenga—one of ten refugees chosen to compete in Rio as part of the team Refugee Olympic Athletes.
Tonight on VICELAND, we explore the fashion-crazed streets of Congo on STATES OF UNDRESS and Thomas Morton relives the last week of high school on BALLS DEEP.
We explore the potentially harmful practice in this short clip from a new episode of VICELAND's STATES OF UNDRESS, airing Wednesday, April 6.
"At a certain point when you're being held hostage, you don't have power to do anything. The only power you have is to listen to your captors and do what they ask you to do."
The Virunga National Park is home to about a quarter of the world's remaining mountain gorillas, as well as tons of other endangered species.
We talked to the director of the International Slavery Museum about how the power of shocking images can put an end to colonial rule.
As President Barack Obama announced that he would be sending American military personnel to West Africa to help combat the epidemic, VICE News traveled to Liberia to spend time with those on the front lines of the outbreak.
It's become a sort of annual ritual for Americans to go wild over the possibility that an exotic, lethal illness might spread from Africa or Southeast Asia to their own backyard.
I spoke to a rape survivor working towards that lofty goal at last week's Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London.
Artists in Norway built a recreation of the "Congo Village," a human zoo that attracted white patrons who were eager to gawk at tribal Africans held in captivity. Human zoos were a sad but common attraction in Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Michael Christopher Brown documents places and people in transition—occasionally eschewing a camera for a camera phone. From Libya and Russia to Broadway and his current base in Goma, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Brown said he explores the "re…
Goma, a Congolese city bordering Rwanda, is the flashpoint at the heart of the conflict ravaging eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. With the help of a UN fighting force, the Congolese army drove rebels from Goma, but questions remain as to how involved…
On my first day embedded with the UN stabilization force in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, I visited a camp in the city of Goma set up to house rebel combatants who had recently surrendered. The facility was split along ethnic and administrative li…
A steady escalation of violence has become the norm, destabilizing the region and resulting in the deaths of millions and leaving millions more without shelter, food, and family.
In August 2010, I traveled to Rwanda with three friends to cover the presidential election. We spent a month there and I headed back to Europe, but my friends—Yassin, Arthur, and Louis-Guillaume—crossed the border to the Democratic Republic of Congo and d…
Should you be scared? Well, that depends on how much of a hypochondriac you are. But just to be safe, here are some things you should know that might completely terrify you.
But no one seems to give a damn.
I first met Kavuye two years ago when I was training with the Advance Force Rangers of eastern Congo.