How the Inspiration for a Pokémon Became the Most Trafficked Mammal on Earth
The host of the most recent episode of <i>Black Market: Dispatches</i> dives deeper into the illicit pangolin trade.
Uganda's Vigilante 'Crime Preventers' Could Backfire on the President
More than a million young Ugandans have been recruited into the ranks of the "Crime Preventers" vigilante group — a government-backed youth which it's alleged influenced the recent election.
Opposition Accuses Ruling Party of Fraud in Uganda's Presidential Election
Ugandan police arrested the opposition candidate and several members of his Forum for Democratic Change party for saying the government's official preliminary vote numbers, which put the current president on track to win a fifth term, are fraudulent.
'Where Are the Ballots?' Anger and Suspicion Grow Over Delays in Uganda's Election
VICE News is on the ground in Uganda, where voters are frustrated by delays in delivering ballot papers for today's election and concerned over whether the process is "free and fair."
Ugandan Opposition Rally Ends in Tear Gas and the Candidate Being Towed Away
Dr. Kizza Besigye reportedly took the wrong road to his campaign rally and was held by police, sparking a day of unrest throughout Kampala as his supporters and security forces clashed in the streets.
Spiraling Violence Puts Brakes on Central African Republic's Journey to Democracy
The CAR is supposed to hold a presidential election on October 18, which is hoped to end years of violent chaos. But as the death toll from clashes rise, it's feared the vote could just make things worse.
'The Real Pygmies Experience': Evicted Batwa People Now Just Act Out a Previous Life for Tourists
The Batwa pygmy community in southwestern Uganda was violently forced from the forests and are now forbidden from going back to their ancestral home — unless performing on the Batwa Trail.
Protesters Brave Threats to Return Burundi's Streets Following Failed Coup Against President
President Pierre Nkurunziza has sacked his defense and foreign ministers in the wake of a failed coup, while protesters are back on the streets for the first time since the attempted ouster.