December 23, 2015 /
Evey Wilson
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
January 27, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Wairimu Michengi
Encouraged by memories of earning money in Israel during one five-year stint, during which he stayed illegally, Douglas Maina wants to return. But saving money to return is a challenge.
Illustration by Chuck Todd / Global Press Journal.
January 27, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Wairimu Michengi
Pulitzer Center grantee talks about her project "In Limbo: Kenya’s Exodus to Europe."
January 25, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Wairimu Michengi
Some migrants work for years to save enough for a trip that requires them to risk their lives. Some are turned back at international borders, but many others slip unnoticed into Europe.
January 22, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Wairimu Michengi
A smuggler who helped Kenyans move to and around Europe used various ploys, including sending them her own identity documents.
Illustration by Chuck Todd.
January 22, 2016
Wairimu Michengi
As more Africans risk their lives trying to leave their homelands, people in one area of rural Kenya rely on a woman who has built a career on safely transporting them to Europe.
January 22, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Wairimu Michengi
Unemployed African migrants can continue a desperate struggle in Greece or Spain amid the financial crisis. Or they can return to their native land, ashamed to tell others of their failure.
January 19, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
The university targeted by al-Shabab last year has reopened. Will Kenya's softer, gentler approach to counterterrorism keep it safe?
Garissa University Principal Ahmed Osman Warfa has overseen the university through its opening, the Al Shabab attack that killed 148 people on campus last year, and now its reopening after being shuttered for 10 months. He calls the university a "lifeline" for the marginalized region. Image by Will Swanson. Kenya, 2015.
January 11, 2016 / Christian Science Monitor
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
Garissa University was intended to bring opportunity to long-marginalized northern Kenya when it opened in 2011. Its reopening after Al Shabab's 2015 attack provides a second chance to get it right.
January 8, 2016 / The Washington Post
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
The Kenyan government denies involvement in the killing of ethnic Somalis and blames al-Shabab. Family and friends are skeptical.
Image by Will Swanson. Kenya, 2015.
December 23, 2015
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
Al Shabab targeted non-Somali Kenyans in the northeast, sending them fleeing to safer parts of Kenya. Now the region must stand on its own.
December 23, 2015 / Christian Science Monitor
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
Al Shabab's attacks in northeast Kenya have prompted a mass exodus of teachers. With the government uninterested in stepping in, locals have had to step up like never before.
December 7, 2015 / Huffington Post
Laura Bassett, Jake Naughton
The perception in Kenya, due to skewed international coverage of the American abortion debate, is that abortion is completely illegal in the U.S. and that Americans unanimously disapprove of it.

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