An African Black Leopard Has Been Captured in Stunning Rare Photographs

Sightings of wild melanistic leopards are rare in Africa—but not unheard of.


Al-Shabaab militants kill 14 people in a hotel siege in Nairobi

"We can confirm that 14 innocent lives were lost through the hands of these murderous terrorists."


Kid Scientists Capture Rare Footage of Endangered Animals on Camera Traps

A unique project turned students at schools around the world into citizen scientists.


Inside the Psychedelic New Film Genre Redefining African Representation

Kenyan filmmakers Wanuri Kahiu, Likarion Wainaina, and Philippa Ndisi-Herrmann tell us how AFROBUBBLEGUM is expanding onscreen depictions of Africa.


This Lesbian Film Won In Kenyan Courts and Left the Country Divided

"Our effort at every point, even when we’re agitating for constitutional rights, is to make Nairobi, and Kenya overall, largely a place that we are proud of —a place that is fitting the constitution that we’re proud of."


Kenyan Director Defeats Censorship Case Against Acclaimed Lesbian Film

Wanuri Kahiu's acclaimed film 'Rafiki' was banned from being screened by Kenya courts, she fought back, and won— but her case is just the tipping point of the country's homophobia issues.


Kenyans face a fake news epidemic.

They want to know just how much Cambridge Analytica and Facebook are to blame.


The World’s Last Male Northern White Rhino Has Died

We take a sobering look at the recent death of the very last male Northern white rhino in the world on 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'


Ballet is giving boys from Kenya’s slums a chance to get out

We met an up-and-coming ballet dancer in one of the most unlikely places, the Kibera slum in Nairobi.


Kenyans worry they're watching their country's democracy fall apart before their eyes

“Democracy is effectively dead right now in Kenya”


Amid Reports of Widespread Rape by Police, Kenyan Women Seek Justice

Sixty-five Kenyan women say they experienced sexual violence at the hands of state security agents last fall. Now, survivors are turning to activists for help in the harrowing task of reporting the police to the police.


The Kiwi twins in Kenya's running Capital: VWOS

The tiny village of Iten, Kenya is home to the fastest runners in the world, more record-holders than anywhere else…and a pair of testy twins from New Zealand.