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Terror / Clip
6:21

Boko Haram Kidnappings

Boko Haram has forced dozens of girls to carry bombs because they attract less suspicion. Suroosh meets one of the few of them who managed to survive.
Terror / Clip
4:04

The Origins of Boko Haram

Suroosh speaks to Aisha Wakil, a lawyer who knew members of Boko Haram before the group declared jihad against the Nigerian government.
Terror / Clip
4:06

Rehabilitation for Former Al-Shabaab Soldiers

Fartuun Adan returned to Mogadishu to continue the mission started by her husband, peace activist Elman Ali Ahmed, prior to his assassination. She now heads up intervention initiatives with the goal of rehabilitating former child soldiers.
Terror / Clip
5:03

The Battle for Somalia

Suroosh Alvi traces the evolution of Al-Shabaab, a terrorist group that has dominated Somalia for more than a decade.
Terror / Clip
1:00

TERROR (Series Trailer)

Suroosh Alvi meets with activists, victims, government officials, and soldiers on both sides of the war on terror, to investigate the brutal and sometimes surprising history of the most notorious Islamic terror organizations.
Close To Home
11:23

JJ Johnson Cooks his Pan African Roots

In this episode of Close To Home, Michelle sits down with J.J. Johnson, the James Beard award-winning chef of Henry at Life Hotel in NYC, to talk about the African diaspora’s effects on global cuisine.
Daily VICE
4:42

This Gorilla Was Orphaned by the Bushmeat Trade

We meet animal rights photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur, winner of this year's People's Choice Award for Wildlife Photographer of the year, to learn more about Pikin the gorilla and the circumstances behind the winning photo.
VICE News Shorts
1:35

The U.S.’ shadow war across Africa

What we know about the U.S.’ shadow war across Africa
VICE News Shorts
1:56

Mugabe is on house arrest after 4 decades in power

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has been put under house arrest after almost four decades in power.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
3:17

Nigeria is kicking the world's ass at Scrabble

VICE News examines why Nigerians are dominating the World Scrabble Championships.
Sitdowns
4:16

Raptors President Masai Ujiri Talks Basketball in Africa

VICE Sports sat down with Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri to talk about his Giants of Africa youth basketball program.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
7:19

The mafia and a Nigerian gang are targeting refugees in Sicily

VICE News examines the tensions rising between the Black Axe and Sicily's Cosa Nostra, as the Nigerian criminal gang infiltrates the island.
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