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Watch the Emotional First Clip from the Final Season of 'Parts Unknown'

W. Kamau Bell remembers his unforgettable trip to Kenya in our first look at the show since Bourdain's death.
Drew Schwartz
9.17.18
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Obama is set to endorse Clinton, NASA made it to Jupiter, France is considering a new intelligence service, and more.
Vice Beta
7.5.16
africa cup of nations

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

Police fired tear gas into the stands in Nairobi.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.28.16
Stuff

How a Man Named Dr. Crocodildo Brought Sex Toys to Kenya

In a country where pornography is illegal and obscenity is closely monitored, Peter Karanja a.k.a. Dr. Crocodildo saw a business opportunity.
Hannah McNeish
9.16.15
VICE News

Somalia: The Fight Against al Shabaab

Simon Ostrovsky traveled to Somalia to learn how the militant group al Shabaab evolved from a localized threat to a regional one.​
VICE Staff
11.17.14
Film

The New Movie 'Stories of Our Lives' Dispels the Myths Fueling Kenya's Homophobia

The Nairobi-based arts collective the Nest created an anthology of short films that was recently shown at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Michael-Oliver Harding
10.5.14
Travel

Kenya's Growing Ketamine Problem

We purchased the ketamine from a small gas station pharmacy just down the road without even so much as a prescription. The whole bottle cost less than a round of beers at a roadside Kenyan watering hole.
David Meffe
8.18.14
VICE News

Jihad in Kenya

VICE News headed to Mombasa to speak with Abubaker Shariff Ahmed, the highest-profile radical sheik in Kenya, before he was assassinated in April, and to get an up-close view of those living and dying in the cross hairs of a holy war being fought on...
VICE Staff
6.2.14
News

Rich Kenyans Are Injecting Themselves with Black Market Creams to Become White

The popularity of skin-bleaching injections has rocketed over the last 18 months. The trade in black market creams and injections is completely unregulated. There is no way of knowing just how dangerous they are.
Celeste Hibbert and Wil Crisp
5.29.14
News

Refugees in Kenya Are Being Forced Back to War-Torn Somalia

Meet Ifran. Last November, her life changed when police started bullying her into bribes, accusing her of being a terrorist, and threatening her with deportation.
Raven Rakia
4.30.14
News

Is al-Shabaab Responsible for the Latest Bombing in Nairobi?

Whoever the culprit, relations between the city's Kenyans and Somalians are rapidly deteriorating.
Wil Crisp
4.25.14
News

The Mob Justice of Kenya's Somali Stop-and-Frisk

Eastleigh, a bustling business district in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, is home to thousands of ethnic Somalis—both Kenyan citizens as well as refugees from Somalia and Ethiopia. In recent years, there’s been a trend of underpaid police using anti...
Jason Patinkin
4.16.14
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