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Photography

Stereotype-Defying Photos of East Africa's Maasai People

Twenty East-African photographers prove that Maasai culture involves a lot more than the spears, beads and brightly coloured clothing Western photographers tend to capture.
VICE Staff
11.21.17
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, AKA Dr Crocodildo, saw a business opportunity.
Hannah McNeish
9.17.15
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
10.6.14
Travel

Kenya's Growing Ketamine Problem

It's a cleaner option than sniffing glue.
David Meffe
8.19.14
VICE News

Jihad in Kenya

A holy war is being fought on the streets of Mombasa.
VICE Staff
6.3.14
Stuff

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

“You must only use a small amount, otherwise you can become albino.”
Celeste Hibbert and Wil Crisp, Photos: Celeste Hibber
5.29.14
VICE News

Kenya's 'Little Mogadishu'

Terrorist group al Shabaab have turned the area into a police state.
VICE News
5.6.14
News

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

The only thing worse than leaving is staying.
Raven Rakia
5.1.14
News

Are 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

There's no end in sight.
Jason Patinkin
4.17.14
News

The Westgate Attack Shows How Desperate al-Shabaab Have Become

The group are losing power in Somalia, so have turned to killing people in Kenyan shopping malls instead.
Alex Chitty
10.2.13
News

Somali Jihadists' Growing Pains Are a Pain for Everyone

Al-Shabaab's expansion outside of Somalia is bad news.
Mark Hay
9.25.13
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