South Africa

Interviews

Nakhane Is Sick of Your White Saviour Bullshit

The South African artist, riding high from his new collaboration with ANOHNI, sits down with us to talk pop music, moving to London, and colonial bullshit.
Shaad D’Souza
2.1.19
Noisey Hitlist

Angel-Ho Makes Genuinely Radical Electronic Music

Ahead of debut album, 'Death Becomes Her', we're premiering the Cape Town artist's new Gaika- and Bon-produced track and video, “Pose”.
Daisy Jones
1.29.19
Tattoos

Portraits of South Africa's Bloodiest Prison Gang: The Number

Photographer Luke Daniel got access to the group that notoriously upholds their rules with sodomy.
Fareed Kaviani
11.14.18
Culture

Roger Ballen's New Polaroid Photos Are Instant Nightmares

The famous photographer is as terrifying as ever in the first colour photos of his career.
Beckett Mufson
9.24.18
homo sapiens

This Is the Oldest Drawing by Humans Ever Found

Dating back 73,000 years, the drawing smashes the record for oldest figurative drawing by about 30,000 years.
Becky Ferreira
9.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Suspected Poachers Trying to Steal Rhino Horns Reportedly Eaten by Lions Instead

Don't mess with the animal kingdom.
River Donaghey
7.9.18
Interviews

Sho Madjozi is Changing the Trajectory of Rap Right Now

The 25-year-old South African artist is setting the globe alight with her bright, high-energy rap sound.
Daisy Jones
7.5.18
Far right

The Race War Preppers Behind South Africa's 'White Genocide' Meme

Shonky hard-right documentaries about the killings of white farmers stem from a group of millenarian survivalists who follow a long-dead prophet.
Gavin Haynes
5.10.18
South Africa

South Africa's New President Has Got His Work Cut Out

It's his first day in the job, and he's greeted by a divided party, rampant corruption and a city about to run out of water
Gavin Haynes
2.16.18
Photos

The Views from a Transcendent Afropunk Weekend in Johannesburg

Over New Year's weekend, the festival landed at a former women's prison in South Africa's biggest city. Photographer Shan Wallace and Noisey's Lawrence Burney saw it all.
Lawrence Burney
1.8.18
Feature

The Brutal History of South Africa's Most Famous Curry

The real story of Durban curry, the dish that sparked countless urban legends.
Ishay Govender-Ypma
11.13.17
Photography

Unearthed Photos from Roger Ballen's Nightmarish Archive

The Die Antwoord collaborator and photographer of life among decay has a new book showcasing his instantly recognisable "Ballenesque" style.
Beckett Mufson
10.3.17
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