Al-Shabaab militants kill 14 people in a hotel siege in Nairobi

"We can confirm that 14 innocent lives were lost through the hands of these murderous terrorists."


Stereotype-Defying Photos of East Africa's Maasai People

Twenty East-African photographers prove that Maasai culture involves a lot more than the spears, beads and brightly coloured clothing Western photographers tend to capture.


Heart-Melting Photographs Take You Inside an African Elephant Orphanage

National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale captured the tender relationships between elephants and their caregivers at a sanctuary in Kenya.


Kiwi Twins Both Knock Over Half Marathon in Less Than an Hour

The Robertsons have lived in Kenya for the last decade, and are now the first twins to knock over 21km in an hour or less.


Photographing the Kenyan Valley That Produces the World's Best Runners

The Great Rift Valley in Kenya is home to some of the most talented runners in the world. VICE Sports traveled to the country's highlands to photograph them and document their daily lives.


Kenyan Olympic Captain Claims Team is Stranded in a Favela in Rio

Kenyan athletes have been stranded in Rio since the end of the Games, with Team Kenya allegedly waiting for “a cheap flight” before bringing them home.


How Kenyan Javelin Thrower Julius Yego Mastered His Sport By Watching YouTube Videos

Julius Yego grew up in a country that prizes long distance running over all other events—so he started watching online videos at a cyber cafe to master the javelin.


VICE World of Sports Episode Guide: Jake and Zane

Twins Jake and Zane Robertson from New Zealand have spent the past 10 years in Iten, Kenya, living and training among the best marathon runners in the world.


Kenya Fans Riot in Nairobi After Controversial Goal Call, Stop Play for Thirty Minutes

Police fired tear gas into the stands in Nairobi.


The Brutal Consequences of Uganda's Infamous Anti-Gay Law

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?