Cyclone Idai

PHOTOS: Cyclone Idai leaves entire cities underwater and hundreds dead in Southeast Africa

Heavy rains and massive flooding have killed hundreds and affected millions more across Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi.
Emma Ockerman

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
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Eminem slams Trump, at least 17 people killed in Californian wildfires, Trump said to have asked for massive increase in nuclear stockpile, and more.
VICE Staff
Vice News Tonight

Philippines special forces are on the hunt for ISIS militants

VICE News gained exclusive access to embed with the Philippines special forces as they battle against ISIS in Marawi.
Isobel Yeung
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Aroop Roy's “Abale” Gives a Tale of Homeland Sorrow a Dancefloor Spin

The track from the London producer's new EP features Gasper Nali, a Malawi singer with a message.
Krystal Rodriguez

Women With Albinism Are Being Tortured, Dismembered, and Their Limbs Sold for Magic

In Malawi, having albinism is the equivalent of having a moving target upon your back.
Sirin Kale
The Tight Squeeze Issue

The African Country on a Mission to Legalize Hemp (And Maybe Weed Too)

Good luck.
Alice McCool
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

A Taste of the Highlife: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean tackles releases from Ghanaian artist Pat Thomas and compilations out of East Africa.
Robert Christgau

Artificial Intelligence Is Predicting Human Poverty From Space

Because people on Earth don’t seem to have the time and money.
Sarah Emerson

The First HIV-Fighting Drones Have Been Deployed in Africa

The technology could reduce the time it takes to get an HIV diagnosis from months to days.
Hannah McNeish

Female Refugees Are Being Forced to Sell Sex to Survive Southern Africa’s Drought

A severe drought in southern Africa has caused a spike in "transactional sex" — a term describing the exchange of sexual services for food or other vital goods, a common refugee camp phenomenon.
Henry Wilkins

Could Fecal Transplants From Rich Children Help Starving Kids in Africa?

A study on malnourished children in Malawi showed the right gut bacteria could allow normal growth despite a diet low in nutrition.
Kari Paul