How Foreign Donations, Poverty and Corruption Are Fueling Uganda’s Unregulated Orphanage Industry

“The people here that decide to operate a home, they get unsuspecting people to pay. And they use donated money to make themselves richer.”


How the World's Prisons Look From Within

Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.


Some of Those Missing Commonwealth Games Athletes Turned Up

It’s estimated that more that 100 are still missing.


Violence Pushes South Sudan Into Famine as Thousands Flee to Neighbouring Uganda

It's the first famine to be declared globally for six years.


How the Africa Cup of Nations Became a Powerful Propaganda Tool

Since its inception in 1957, the Africa Cup of Nations has been used to further political agendas across the continent. Here, we look at how its propaganda value has changed down the years.


Tonight on SBS VICELAND: Inside Uganda's Soccer-Mad Luzira Upper Prison

"The guards aren't watching the prisoners—even the guards are watching the game."


What It Was Like to Be Joseph Kony's Bodyguard

An excerpt from When the Walking Defeats You, a book about a young man who became one the bodyguard to one of the 21st century's most notorious warlords before making his escape.


Life as a Refugee in Uganda Is Full of Opportunity and Frustration

Uganda's open policy allows refugees to start a new life—and even a new business. But not all of them thrive.


How Uganda Turned a Public Circumcision Ritual into a Tourist Attraction

Last month, more than 30,000 people showed up to watch young Ugandan men get their foreskins sliced in public.


Watch the full episode of VICE WORLD OF SPORTS: Luzira Upper Prison

Overcrowded and underfunded, Luzira is home to Uganda's only maximum-security prison--but also an elaborate soccer league; one that challenges the culture of imprisonment.​


VICE World of Sports Episode Guide: Luzira Upper Prison

In a Ugandan prison meant to hold hundreds, thousands of inmates gather around a soccer tournament unlike any other.