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Why the ‘Selfie of the Year’ Might Do Wonders for Endangered Gorillas

The latest selfie breaking the internet is garnering great support for an anti-poaching group in Congo.
Shamani Joshi
2 days ago

A Photographer's Reflections on Capturing the World's Worst Conflict Zones

Japanese photographer Ryo Kameyama​ lost his sight in his left eye documenting the conflict in Palestine's Gaza Strip.
Hirohisa Asahara
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Stephen Hawking dead at 76, Democrat leads in deep-red Pennsylvania district, Trump wants militarized "space force," and more.
VICE Staff

How Activists Are Trying to Save What They Can of Congo

We talked to documentary filmmaker Paul Freedman about his film 'Merci Congo' in anticipation of its premiere on VICELAND.
Sarah Bellman

Congolese Women Are Using Liquid Seasoning to Give Themselves DIY Butt Implants

Watch this short clip from a new episode of 'STATES OF UNDRESS,' VICELAND's travel and fashion series, airing Wednesday, April 5.
VICE Staff

We Spoke to Frontline Photojournalist Lynsey Addario About Fear and Female Resilience

"At a certain point when you're being held hostage, you don't have power to do anything. The only power you have is to listen to your captors and do what they ask you to do."
Kat Lister

Congo Wants to Explore for Oil in a UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Virunga National Park is home to about a quarter of the world's remaining mountain gorillas, as well as tons of other endangered species.
Mark Hay

The Century-Old Photos That Exposed the Evils of Colonialism in Africa

Alice Seeley Harris's images are still shocking today.
Rachel Segal Hamilton

The Fight Against Ebola

As President Barack Obama announced that he would be sending American military personnel to West Africa to help combat the epidemic, VICE News traveled to Liberia to spend time with those on the front lines of the outbreak.
VICE Staff

We Asked an Expert if the Ebola Virus Will Kill You

It's become a sort of annual ritual for Americans to go wild over the possibility that an exotic, lethal illness might spread from Africa or Southeast Asia to their own backyard.
Matt Taylor

Can We Stop Rape Being Used As a Weapon of War?

I spoke to a rape survivor working towards that lofty goal at last week's Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict summit in London.
Hannah Strange
This Week in Racism

This Week in Racism - The History of African Human Zoos in Europe

Artists in Norway built a recreation of the "Congo Village," a human zoo that attracted white patrons who were eager to gawk at tribal Africans held in captivity. Human zoos were a sad, but common attraction in Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Dave Schilling