Uganda

Photography

How the World's Prisons Look From Within

Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.
Laura Woods
3.13.19
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.
VICE Sports
12.21.17
Features

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.
Alice McCool
6.2.17
LGBTQ

Life in an Ethiopian Refugee Camp Is Even Worse When You're Gay

There's no fleeing cultural ideology.
Madeline Moitozo
3.21.17
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.
Will Magee
1.12.17
Stuff

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.
Ledio Cakaj
11.28.16
Travel

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.
VICE Staff
9.1.16
little league world series

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.
Joseph Swide
8.25.16
prison

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 Sports
5.27.16
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
5.26.16
Photo

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
3.5.16
News

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
1.26.16
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