africa

africa

This Is How to Talk About Africa's Development

LSE's Africa Summit hosted a broad range of informed experts from across the continent, there to discuss its future.
Jason Okundaye
4.4.19
crime

This Woman Killed Hundreds Of Elephants For Their Ivory. Cops Finally Caught Her.

Chinese criminal Yang Fenlan faces 15 years in prison for managing an organized group that poached endangered elephants
Edoardo Liotta
2.22.19
Culture

The Fight to Repatriate African Skulls in European Museum Collections

Africans have been calling for the return of ancestors’ remains for decades, and at least one Western leader is now listening.
Tari Ngangura
1.25.19
cryptocurrency

I Spoke to Akon About His New Cryptocurrency, Akoin

The musician hopes to establish a city in Senegal that would run entirely on Akoin.
Justin Caffier
8.19.18
woman seeing woman

Laylah Amatullah Barrayn Celebrates Women Photographers of the African Diaspora

The photojournalist uplifts underrepresented voices in her photography and curation.
Elyssa Goodman
7.5.18
Views My Own

African Cinema Is More Than 'Black Panther'

Female squirting and equality through music—why New Zealand needs to watch these African films right now.
Makanaka Tuwe
4.4.18
Film

Talking to Black Nerds About What This 'Black Panther' Film Means to Them

"These are African people who haven’t had their identity tarnished by colonization. This is a movie that we need."
Noel Ransome
2.12.18
Music

This DC Taxi Driver Was a Superstar in Ethiopia

In the 60s and 70s, Hailu Mergia was a famous musician in Africa. But famine in the 80s forced him to move to the US. Now he's poised for a comeback.
Avery L. White
2.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Everyone Is Absolutely Losing It over Trump's 'Shithole' Comments

CNN's Don Lemon didn't mince words, Seth Meyers walked off his show, and even the folks on 'Fox & Friends' were stunned.
Drew Schwartz
1.12.18
politics

Christ, Trump Is an Asshole

How many more ways can he show everyone what he is?
Eve Peyser
1.12.18
africa

How Colonialism Fueled Deadly Anti-Vampire Hysteria in Malawi

It's not the first time lingering skepticism of foreigners and local beliefs have produced panic over allegedly bloodsucking predators in the African country.
Mark Hay
11.2.17
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Discuss Trump's 'Nambia' Blundero

The VICELAND hosts talked about Trump's awkward lunch with a delegation of African leaders at the UN.
Sarah Bellman
9.22.17
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