Sub Saharan Africa

africa

Researchers Project Sub-Saharan Africa Will Not Be Able to Feed Itself by 2050

Of the five major grains grown in the region (maize, millet, rice, wheat, and sorghum), maize is the most important in terms of yield and caloric value—but yields of the grain must be at least doubled in the coming decades if there is any hope of...
Gigen Mammoser
12.14.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

US government prepares for cyber attacks on Election Day, Megyn Kelly claims Roger Ailes sexually harassed her years ago, FBI blames its Trump and Clinton tweets on computer bug, and more.
VICE Staff
11.4.16
Impact

We Investigate Zambia's Damaging Child Marriage Practice Tonight on VICELAND

We follow a 14-year-old Zambian girl through a pre-wedding ritual before she's taken out of school and married off to a 48-year-old man on tonight's episode of 'WOMAN' on VICELAND.
VICE Staff
5.31.16
News

Sub-Saharan Africa Is in the Middle of a Decades-Old Snakebite Crisis

As production slows, the lack of antivenom will put up to 10,000 people in developing African countries at risk for fatal snake bites by June 2016—an Ebola-scale epidemic.
Mark Hay
4.21.16
climate

Time Is Running Out to Battle Climate Change for Africa's Food Supply

A study has taken the unusual route of producing a timeline of how and when climate change will adversely affect Africa’s ability to produce food.
Alex Swerdloff
3.10.16
Money

Africa Is About To Fall Off An HIV Cliff

A new study finds that Sub-Saharan Africa needs fresh funding sources for HIV treatment and prevention, like yesterday.
Michael Byrne
3.7.16
Stuff

Watch a Web-Exclusive Clip from Our Doc 'Countdown to Zero' About the Link Between HIV and Cervical Cancer

We sit down with former president George W. Bush, whose Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon alliance is dedicated to bringing women in Africa cancer treatment and preventative care.
VICE Staff
12.3.15
Features

The Search for a Women's Condom Alternative That Could Prevent HIV

Researchers are trying to crack the holy grail of sexual health with an anti-HIV microbicide ring.
Zoe Cormier
7.23.15
Internet

This Map Shows the Countries With the Lowest Internet Penetration

Researchers reveal an "archipelago of disconnection."
Emiko Jozuka
7.23.15
Stuff

Fake Malaria Pills Could Cause an Epidemic

Fake antimalarial pills sold on the black market have helped create a drug resistant malaria strain. We look at who's selling them and the problems they're causing.
Caitlin Reid
3.27.15