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
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.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Science Found The Ancient Dude Who Started Herpes
The herpes origin story is even more disturbing that you’d expect.
The Tight Squeeze Issue
People and Pineapples Aboard the Oldest Functioning Passenger Ferry
The present reclaims the past on a German warship in Tanzania.
the Earth Died Screaming Issue
The Ecotourism Industry Is Saving Tanzania’s Animals and Threatening Its Indigenous People
For more than a century, the Maasai have been corralled into smaller and smaller pieces of land in order to conserve the environment and precious animals—and to make room for deluxe suites and armies of tourists.
Dozens of Pilot Whales Die Off the Coast of New Zealand
And more bad news from around the world.
Zanzibar Has a Freddie Mercury Problem
The Queen frontman's birthplace, a semi-autonomous island off Tanzania, is happy to make money off his name, despite the country's entrenched homophobia.
The Englishman Who Thrived in Bolivia's Cocaine Prison
Thomas McFadden's messy life story is going to be a Hollywood movie.
Killings Continue at a Canadian-Owned Mine in Tanzania
In the past three years, 69 people have been killed and hundreds more have been severely injured by police at the North Mara Gold Mine. The police operate under an agreement with African Barrick Gold, a subsidiary of Canadian mining colossus Barrick...
I Had a Scammer Tortured by Police in Tanzania
I reported the guy who sold me a fake bus ticket to the police, and I followed them to the station, but my perspective changed when I realized he was about to be brutally beaten.
The UK Is Deporting Somali Refugees to Kenya and Tanzania
The usual story is: put yourself in the hands of human traffickers, risking your life to travel thousands of miles—only to find your plea for asylum falling on deaf ears. You're either detained indefinitely or put on the next flight back to wherever it...
The Fight to Stop Tanzanians Killing and Eating Albino People
In Tanzania, traditional healers and witch doctors have long considered the body parts of people with albinism as being essential to their magical recipes. These practitioners of muti—or "medicine murder"—believe that their recipes heal the sick and...