Tens of thousands of people are forced to crowd around communal boreholes as authorities struggle to provide running water.
Video of an alleged gang rape in Egypt was so widely shared that it had a name: "The Fairmont Incident." So why wasn't anyone charged?
From gender equality to climate change, the country is experiencing its largest social movements in generations.
A new report reveals that 62 percent of women being held are pre-trial detainees, and details how inmates are sharing beds and authorities are ignoring advice from the World Health Organisation.
Officers are using the pandemic as an excuse to harass the LGBTQ community, forcing them to pay their way out of trouble.
The region has made considerable progress in combating the disease, but complications linked to COVID-19 could potentially lead to double the number of deaths this year compared to 2018.
Hundreds of children are stuck working in gold mines in Burkina Faso, regarded as the newest front line in the war on terror.
A warlord may be a mother’s only hope to find her missing children in South Sudan.
“As an African, I actually feel let down by our leaders,” Samantha Sibanda, founder of the Beijing-based Appreciate Africa Network, told VICE News.
Many people in Nigeria, Sierra Leone and other countries don't have the means to wash their hands as frequently as public health experts advise.
A celebration of stupidity, and a test of mental strength.
Guinea-Bissau is more reminiscent of holiday destinations than some kind of drug war zone.