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Kofi Annan: The War on Drugs Has Failed in West Africa and Around the World

The former Secretary-General of the United Nations says that force alone is not enough to stop the problems of violence and addiction that come with drug trafficking.
Kofi Annan, Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation
3.28.15
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This Is What Life Is Like for Liberians Dealing with the Ebola Outbreak

I spoke to human rights activist and Monrovia resident Segbe Nyanfor about how the virus has affected day-to-day life for him and his family.
Tyler Stiem
11.5.14
Stuff

America Needs to Break Its Addiction to Fear

Why are we always in the grips of some panic?
Harry Cheadle
10.28.14
News

Ebola Reaches New York; Everything Is Fine

News that a doctor tested positive for the deadly disease spread like wildfire on social media, but nothing's going viral in the city.
Harry Cheadle
10.26.14
VICE News

The Fight Against Ebola

On the front lines of the outbreak in Liberia.
VICE Staff
10.10.14
VICE News

The Fight Against Ebola

VICE News visits the Liberian health workers on the front lines in the fight against the disease.
VICE News
10.9.14
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Senegal's Sea Widows Are Well on Their Way to Financial Independence

Hundreds of young migrants have died at sea, leaving behind a new class of women: the “sea widows”.
Maïa de La Baume and Stefania Rousselle
6.16.14
VICE News

West African Truckers

We hitched a ride with a trailer full of soap to see just how hard it is for African truckers.
Thomas Morton
4.4.13
Stuff

Exploring the Evangelist Churches of East London's Industrial Estates

Where African Christians go to worship God amid the grime and garages.
Nell Frizzell, Photos: Srinivas Kuruganti
3.27.13