Western analysts claim we are seeing the death of democracy in Africa. But the reality is far more complicated than that.
Military officers said they’d removed Ali Bongo from power days after he claimed victory in the presidential election. But the circumstances are very different from other recent coups in West and Central Africa.
Thousands of Wagner troops have been operating in a few African countries. But with its leader in exile following a failed mutiny, the future of Russia's operations on the continent are weakening.
More than $40 million of foreign aid had been given since 2014 to anti-LGBTQ groups in Uganda.
Noon Abdelbassit, 21, retraced her journey to Egypt for VICE World News as thousands more contemplate making similar journeys to flee heavy violence.
Residents in Sudan’s capital Khartoum said they were trapped in their homes with dwindling supplies of food, water and energy, as violent clashes between supporters of two rival generals escalated further.
From a studio in a Cameroon jail, a revolutionary record label gives inmates a voice, with ambitions to expand across Africa.
Tunisia has seen a surge in brutal racist attacks against Black migrants from sub-Saharan countries, and counter-protests, after President Kais Saïed claimed there's a secret campaign to separate Tunisia from its Arab identity.
Members of the M23 militia have the regional capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo surrounded. Now, 3,000 young people have volunteered to fight them.
An attack on the village of Moura in Mali, where Wagner has established itself, killed hundreds of people in 2022. Experts say the group’s apparent expansion is “disturbing”.
AI video generator Synthesia confirmed to VICE World News the “Pan-Africanist” video backing Burkina Faso's military rulers had been made using its software but would not reveal who had created them.
Rights groups are demanding the immediate release of the journalists, who shared a video of Salva Kiir appearing to wet himself.