February 16, 2015 / Untold Stories
Guillaume Bonn
Turkana County, an ancient and long-neglected region of Kenya, has suddenly become an area of interest after millions of barrels worth of oil reserves were found under its surface.
January 7, 2015 / Newsweek
Jessica Hatcher
Gone are the days of gushers – we’re coaxing out glue, and struggling to move it after that. With oil prices crashing, are oil companies going to regret going after East Africa's waxy crude?
December 28, 2014 /
Meghan Dhaliwal
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
July 30, 2014 / The Guardian | Global Development
Jessica Hatcher
Prolonged dry spells push pastoralists to the brink of starvation as food prices soar and cattle raids spiral out of control.
Turkana, Kenya. Image by Guillaume Bonn. Kenya, 2014.
July 30, 2014
Jessica Hatcher, Marc Hofer, Guillaume Bonn
Turkana in Kenya’s arid north is the most important place you’ve likely never heard of, quintessential to understanding mankind. Now, Turkana has oil. Is it a pending resource-curse catastrophe?
April 10, 2014 / Untold Stories
Kenneth R. Weiss
Poor nations lag far behind their wealthier counterparts since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development shifted the global focus from birth control to women's rights.
March 19, 2014 / The Lancet
Samuel Loewenberg
Aid to Kenya responds to the country's recurrent food crises but it fails to address the underlying infrastructure problems that could prevent such emergencies.
January 23, 2014 / The Economist Insights
Roger Thurow
It is Africa’s cruelest irony that her hungriest people are her smallholder farmers. Fortunately, we have seen a reversal of this neglect in recent years.
July 27, 2013 / Untold Stories
Kathleen E. McLaughlin
China's emergence as a new global power has brought pressure to give back as it takes from Africa. Fake drugs and corruption on both sides have thrown a wrench in those plans.
July 27, 2013 / Untold Stories
Kathleen E. McLaughlin
The shores of Lake Victoria, which borders Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, are picturesque, poor and filled with unexpected moments of joy. Still, there's no escape from the fight against malaria.
March 29, 2013
Tom Hundley
The neighborhood of garishly opulent mansions is aptly known to locals as "Cocainebougou," or Cocaine Town. It stands as testament to the sudden collapse of Mali.
February 15, 2013
Meghan Dhaliwal
Photojournalist Micah Albert wins first place in the contemporary issues category in the 56th World Press Photo Contest for his work covering the Dandora dump in Kenya.
January 31, 2013
Micah Albert
Insight: News Network interviews photojournalist Micah Albert about his award-winning Pulitzer Center project "Buried in Dandora" and his career as a photojournalist.

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