Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the son of one of Africa’s longest serving rulers, was promoted to a four-star general after claiming he could capture Kenya’s capital.
They spend weeks underground, blasting rocks with explosives in the hope they’ll find gold. VICE World News meets the “zama zamas” – South Africa’s controversial illegal miners.
While all eyes are on the brutal war in Ukraine, twice as many children in Somalia have died during an intense drought – and few countries seem to care.
Children in Kabwe, Zambia have an average of over 20 times more lead in their blood than the kids of Flint, Michigan, did during the height of the city's water crisis.
Misinformation on TikTok and ethnic tensions are making for a tense election in Kenya, which often suffers violence around voting.
The teenagers' bodies were found in a nightclub and bar in the South African town of East London, with reports saying they had no visible wounds or signs of injury.
Kenyatta National Hospital reminded people it was illegal to sell their organs, as Kenya experiences a worsening cost-of-living crisis exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The gold-crowned tooth is all that remains of Patrice Lumumba, the first Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Belgium has recognised its "moral responsibility" for his killing.
Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party has denied any connection to the death of Moreblessing Ali.
Atiku Abubakar and Bola Tinubu will face off in next year's presidential election representing the two biggest parties. Some young Nigerians are pushing for a third-party candidate to rally behind.
As rubbish piles up on a vast dumpsite, the women who sift through it for their livelihood are suffering reproductive health problems that scientists say have been overlooked.