We spent a week following the rail from Addis Ababa, where China is leading an urban renaissance, to Djibouti, where it's building its first overseas military base.
National Geographic fellow and Pulitzer Center grantee Paul Salopek talks to NPR about the most recent leg of his seven-year journey.
Because of continuous armed conflict in Somalia, experts fear that conditions are likely to further deteriorate in the famine-stricken country.
Across Africa, the era of U.S. and European hegemony is ending. As China fills the gap, the continent is changing in ways we’re only beginning to understand.
Journalists Noah Fowler and Jonathan Kaiman discuss their three-part series on China's growing role in Africa.
"Walking is falling forward." Pulitzer Center grantee Paul Salopek is following our first footsteps, on a seven-year walk around the earth. National Geographic makes the walk its cover story.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares a dispatch from world-walker Paul Salopek, a fracking report from Poland and news of Anna Badkhen's forthcoming account of her year in Oqa, Afghanistan.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.