africa

seismic waves

Mysterious Waves Rippled Across the Earth and Scientists Don't Know Why

Some seismologists have speculated the strange waves could be related to volcanic activity.
Sarah Emerson
11.30.18
Art

Akinola Davies Jr Is Reclaiming African Treasures Stolen by White Colonisers

His latest film criticises museums for holding onto looted art.
Antwaun Sargent
11.8.18
cryptocurrency

I Spoke to Akon About His New Cryptocurrency, Akoin

The musician hopes to establish a city in Senegal that would run entirely on Akoin.
Justin Caffier
8.20.18
Music

This Taxi Driver Was a Superstar in Ethiopia

In the 1960s and 70s, Hailu Mergia was a famous musician in Addis Ababa. But in the 80s, he made the painful decision to leave. Now he's poised for a comeback.
Avery L. White
2.13.18
Film

Talking to Black Nerds About What This 'Black Panther' Film Means to Them

"These are African people who haven’t had their identity tarnished by colonisation. This is a movie that we need."
Noel Ransome
2.13.18
politics

Christ, Trump Is an Asshole

How many more ways can he show everyone what he is?
Eve Peyser
1.12.18
Music

How ‘Africa’ by Toto Became the Internet’s Favorite Song

Somehow, this cheesy, emotional tune, which turns 35 this year, inspires unironic, almost undivided adoration across the web.
Jessica Furseth
11.23.17
africa

How Colonialism Fuelled Deadly Anti-Vampire Hysteria in Malawi

It's not the first time lingering skepticism of foreigners and local beliefs have produced panic over allegedly bloodsucking predators in the African country.
Mark Hay
11.2.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Angelina Jolie Nearly Agreed to Lure and Capture Kony

A series of emails has revealed how the actress toyed with the idea of helping bait the warlord by taking him to dinner.
Katherine Gillespie
10.9.17
HUMAN RIGHTS

I Was Kidnapped, Imprisoned, and Tortured in Darfur

Veteran documentarian Phil Cox has visited Sudan several times since 2004 to shed light on atrocities and human rights abuses there. His last visit was very different.
VICE Staff
9.15.17
Religion

I Left Christianity for an Ancient African Faith

The Yoruba religion helped me overcome immense grief and connected me with my ancestors.
Nakia Brown
7.30.17
thump exclusive stream

Flamingods' 'Disko Kebap' Mix is Full of Thrilling and Unfamiliar Delights

Let the group guide you on a tour round the dancefloors of Turkey, Syria, Egypt, Iran, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Lebanon, Morocco and Sudan.
Josh Baines
7.7.17
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