January 23, 2012 /
Steve Sapienza, Narayan Mahon
Join the Pulitzer Center for a film screening and discussion on the impact of natural resource extraction on the environment, indigenous populations, public health and corporate responsibility.
January 27, 2016 / Huffington Post
Laura Bassett
The drones will fly birth control pills to women in hard-to-reach villages.
November 6, 2015 / Untold Stories
Olivia Conti
Why do people in Cape Coast, Ghana, not wear shoes? This video explores reasons that range from financial struggles to career choices.
October 31, 2015 / Untold Stories
John Soper
When oil was discovered off the Ghanaian coast in 2007, many citizens thought this would translate into significant economic development. Development has come slower than expected.
October 25, 2015
Eleanor Bell, Will Fitzgibbon
International media organizations nominate 'Fatal Extraction' for innovation in multimedia storytelling.
October 19, 2015
Tom Hundley, kem knapp sawyer, Daniel Black, Austin Davis, Farzana Shah, Olivia Conti, Jae Lee
Our 2015 student fellows take on the world.
October 14, 2015 / Untold Stories
Olivia Conti
Loyola University Chicago's student fellow Olivia Conti looks at the daily lives of fishermen on the beach of Elmina at Cape Coast in Ghana.
October 2, 2015 / Untold Stories
Olivia Conti
Children in Ghana contract serious diseases while walking barefoot. Why is this still an issue if the solution is so easy?
Three boys in the Ponkrom village, dressed in their tattered uniforms, are shoeless. Image by Olivia Conti. Ghana, 2015.
October 2, 2015
Olivia Conti
What happens when we're told to "walk a mile in his shoes" but the child has no shoes? In Ghana this is an everyday reality making harmful diseases more prevalent.
September 14, 2015 / Untold Stories
John Soper
In October 2014, Ghanaian workers at MODEC, a general contracting company, demonstrated against pay discrimination and were fired. Is this indicative of a larger trend within the entire industry?
September 11, 2015 / Untold Stories
John Soper
Fishing communities have been a major part of Ghanaian culture for centuries. Today, fishermen face serious challenges following the discovery of oil along Ghana's coast.
September 9, 2015 / International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Will Fitzgibbon, Eleanor Bell
Reporters in one of the largest ever journalistic collaborations in Africa spent months unearthing court records and hushed-up government audits to tell human stories of mining's impacts in Africa.
Image by John Soper. Ghana, 2015.
September 4, 2015
John Soper
Ghana's offshore oil industry began drilling in 2010, bringing with it significant economic growth. However, history shows that managing oil resources often proves more difficult than expected.