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Sudan

Death of the Nile

The Nile serves as a lifeline to millions of people across East Africa and Egypt but is under threat from population growth, pollution and climate change.

Sanctioned Casualties of War

When Dr. Hania Fadl opened the only breast cancer center in Sudan, she didn't expect to have to battle U.S. sanctions, bureaucratic red tape, and cultural norms to save women's lives.

Nuba Mountains: Sudan's Next Darfur?

As Sudan's army fights rebels in South Kordofan, an estimated 1 million civilians suffer daily from air strikes. The situation is becoming a humanitarian crisis to equal Darfur.

South Sudan: A Difficult Birth

Despite an end to the civil war five years ago and this year's referendum on independence, South Sudan is beset by difficulties. Photojournalist Cedric Gerbehaye documents the birth of a nation.

August 24, 2016

Sudan's ISIS Problem

Kira Zalan

Blacklisted as a state sponsor of terror, Sudan is waging its own fight against the Islamic State group. Can a government that's based itself in Islamist rhetoric part with its past and stay in power?

August 22, 2014

When Militiamen Rule

Ty McCormick

Less than three years after independence, South Sudan collapsed into civil war. Thousands have died and famine looms on the horizon. Can rebel-leaders-turned-politicians lead the way to peace?

July 21, 2010

Sudan In Transition

Rebecca Hamilton, Cedric Gerbehaye

"Sudan in Transition” brings in-depth coverage of the cultural, political, economic and legal challenges that loom as Sudan lurches towards likely partition.

March 18, 2010

East Africa: Access to Water

Fred de Sam Lazaro

In much of the developing world, women spend more time fetching water than any other activity in their day. For more than a billion people, the water they do get is unsafe.

March 03, 2010

Sudan: Challenges Ahead

Larisa Epatko, Fred de Sam Lazaro

An internationally brokered peace treaty in 2005 ended decades of civil war between the Arab-dominated government in Khartoum and the black African southern region.

February 28, 2009

Darfur: Broken Promises

Christopher Milner, Susan Schulman

After six years of failed peace initiatives and continuing violence, displaced communities of Darfur are ready to fight.

July 01, 2008

Sudan: The Forgotten North

Heba Aly

Northern Sudan is a region that has largely been ignored, eclipsed by rebellion in Darfur and a civil war in the south that lasted two decades. But in villages along the Nile in the Nubian desert, far from the conflicts in other parts of the country, Sudanese people are...

April 18, 2008

Sudan: War Child

Karim Chrobog

Two rounds of civil war have engulfed Sudan for the last half century, killing two million people and displacing four million others. A fragile peace agreement signed in 2005 that gave autonomy to the south for six years is currently keeping Khartoum from attacking again, but many predict that...

May 21, 2007

South Sudan: Rebuilding Hope

Jen Marlowe, David Morse

Gabriel Deng, Koor Garang and Garang Mayuol, Southern Sudanese "Lost Boys" in the U.S., were forced to flee Sudan as children when their villages were attacked in 1987, finding safety for a time in a refugee camp in Ethiopia until needing to flee once more, this time to Kakuma...

March 02, 2006

Another Darfur

Christopher Milner

As the world watches Darfur to the West, government harassments in East Sudan have forced hundreds of thousands from their homes. Like their counterparts in Darfur, eastern rebels complain that successive governments in Khartoum have left their region under-developed, whilst exploiting its natural resources.

East Sudan is...

January 15, 2006

Our Choice Too: On the Edge in Darfur

Jon Sawyer

Jon Sawyer, Pulitzer Center executive director, traveled to Sudan in early 2006 to investigate the effectiveness of the African Union's peacekeeping mission in Darfur.

This Week in Review: Untouchable

Today is International Women’s Day and the plight of women and children in crisis is a recurring theme in much of the reporting that the Pulitzer Center supports.

Rebuilding Hope Screens at Rwanda Film Festival

Jen Marlowe and David Morse's documentary Rebuilding Hope screened at the sixth annual Rwanda Film Festival (also known as Hillywood), which shows films both in Kigali and the countryside. The festival took place July 11-28, 2010.

Exploring Fragile States: Sudan

Sudan has been a "fragile state" for more than two decades. Through this webquest, students are able to explore this complex country using several different reporting projects on Sudan.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.