South Africa

Videos

VICE Sports
13:05

A Century In The Making: Temba Bavuma

As the first black African batsman specialist for the National team, Temba Bavuma is changing the face of cricket in South Africa.
Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia
44:10

The Story of the South African Quaalude

South Africa is the last place on earth Quaaludes can still be found. Hamilton travels there to study the drug and finds a dark history of medical experimentation.
Out of This World
11:51

meet the political artists and musicians creating safe spaces in johannesburg

Out Of This World's series finale sees Mykki meet FAKA a ground-breaking performance art-duo, Fela Gucci and Desire Marea. The three discuss queer erasure and celebrating their community LGBTQI through their work.
Out of This World
11:14

south africa's queer fashion designers and trans activists subverting masculinity

The second episode of Out Of This World brings you Mykki's exploration of fashion in Johannesburg. Mykki meets local designer Rich Mnisi and model Luke van der Burg.
Out of This World
16:52

exploring queer identity with south africa's born-free generation and lgbtqi activists

In this episode Mykki meets Johannesburg's talented youth; dancer Bradley and his boyfriend Nkulsey, a model and psychology student to talk about queer love in the zulu territory and joins artist-activist Umlilo on a Femme Walk of queer visibility.
Symbiotic
9:31

Smoking Vulture Brains in South Africa

Motherboard travels to South Africa for a firsthand look at the traditional sangoma practice of smoking vulture brains.
Creators
6:05

Desus & Mero Do PULSE Contemporary Art Fair

The Creators Project's Emerson Rosenthal meets up with VICELAND stars Desus & Mero to show them around the PULSE Contemporary Art Fair at Art Basel Miami 2016.
Creators
4:48

A South African Tradition Comes to the U.S | On Tour with Esther Mahlangu

The Creators Project gets exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the cross-country U.S. tour of renowned South African artist Esther Mahlangu.
Culture Beat
7:11

Gritty Johannesburg, Human/Puppet Theater, and Canine Video Art

We visit LA-based canine groomer Jess Rona, see how theater group Phantom Limb combines human and puppet actors to surreal effect for their newest play, Memory Rings and finally head to the Kalashnikovv Gallery in Johannesburg.
Possessed
13:29

The Exorcist Trying to Heal South Africa’s Satanic Murderer

VICE follows Reverend Cecil Begbie into the world of South African Muti Murder and demon possession.
Culture Beat
5:39

Geological Sports, the GoatMan, and South African Photo-Therapy

From NYC to South Africa, we explore the best in art on Culture Beat.
Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia
33:19

Getting High on HIV Medication

Hamilton travels to South Africa to interview efavirenz users and dealers and study how the life-saving medicine came to become part of a dangerous cocktail.
Black Market
22:32

Illicit Abalone

For the fishermen of Hout Bay, South Africa the post-Apartheid years have meant less opportunity as they are forced to turn to poaching to survive.
Noisey Specials
16:21

Born Free: Hip Hop in Johannesburg

a new generation of hip hop artists has emerged in South Africa and are reshaping the identity of South Africa's youth and expressing what it means to be born free.
VICE on HBO
49:34

VICE Special Report: Countdown to Zero

For our VICE on HBO Special Report, 'Countdown to Zero,' VICE Co-Founder Suroosh Alvi travelled to South Africa, the country with the highest number of HIV infections in the world, to take a look at how doctors and rural clinics there are fighting to
i-D Presents
4:33

Tembisa, Johannesburg

For the first in our Worn In series, we travel to downtown Johannesburg, where for the Skhothane, life is all about looking good and making money.
How-To
3:09

Vegan Watermelon Cake

When there’s a party in South Africa, a watermelon cake is always present. Cata.Pirata—frontwoman of the band Skip & Die—shows us how she makes her favorite treat.