How the World's Prisons Look From Within
Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.
VWOS Season One
Prison Soccer in Uganda: VWOS
Overcrowded and underfunded, Luzira is home to Uganda’s only maximum-security prison--but also an elaborate soccer league.
DJ Rachael Wants to See More Women in Ugandan Dance Music
The producer is lighting up the East African electronic scene and getting young women into music through her collective, Femme Electronic.
Life in an Ethiopian Refugee Camp Is Even Worse When You're Gay
There's no fleeing cultural ideology.
the politics of the africa cup of nations
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.
What It Was Like to Be Joseph Kony's Bodyguard
An excerpt from <i>When the Walking Defeats You</i>, 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.
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.
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Does Little League Baseball Make it Difficult for African Teams to Participate in the Little League World Series?
Uganda and Africa as a whole, were not represented at the Little League World Series because of financial and bureaucratic reasons.
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
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.
Liam Daniel Pierce
Photos of People in Uganda Partying Hard to Defy the Country's Repressive Laws
We spoke to the photographer who documented a red light district going strong in the face of draconian anti-sex laws.
Tshepo Mokoena; Photos: Michele Sibiloni
The Anti-Gay Movement in Uganda Is Still Alive and Kicking
Anti-gay laws, attacks, and evangelism are all part of the increasingly dangerous witch hunt against Uganda's LGBTQ community.
Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko