africa

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
8.17.18
woman seeing woman

Laylah Amatullah Barrayn Celebrates Women Photographers of the African Diaspora

The photojournalist uplifts underrepresented voices in her photography and curation.
Elyssa Goodman
7.5.18
Music

This DC Taxi Driver Was a Superstar in Ethiopia

In the 60s and 70s, Hailu Mergia was a famous musician in Africa. But in the 80s, he made the painful decision to leave. Now he's poised for a comeback.
Avery L. White
2.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Everyone Is Absolutely Losing It over Trump's 'Shithole' Comments

CNN's Don Lemon didn't mince words, Seth Meyers walked off his show, and even the folks on 'Fox & Friends' were stunned.
Drew Schwartz
1.12.18
politics

Christ, Trump Is an Asshole

How many more ways can he show everyone what he is?
Eve Peyser
1.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Rick Perry Apparently Thinks Fossil Fuels Are a Good Way to Stop Sexual Assault

"When the lights are on, when you have light that shines, the righteousness, if you will, on those types of acts."
Drew Schwartz
11.2.17
africa

How Colonialism Fueled 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
11.1.17
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Discuss Trump's 'Nambia' Blunder

The VICELAND hosts talked about Trump's awkward lunch with a delegation of African leaders at the UN.
Sarah Bellman
9.22.17
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
9.14.17
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
7.31.17
column

'Black Panther' Could Change the Black Film Narrative

The film that features an almost all-black cast, a black director, and is set in a world that portrays people of color in a superior light is something black people have never seen before.
Noel Ransome
6.13.17
travel-world

Photos of the Somali Beach Where Decades of Civil War Are Forgotten

Friday night on Lido beach in Mogadishu.
Yasin Osman
5.9.17