December 13, 2015 / Quartz
Leyland Cecco, Peter Schwartzstein
Having lost its oil, Sudan is pinning its economic hopes on gold. But the slave-like conditions in which the miners work, and continuing US sanctions will likely keep Western investors away for now.
April 7, 2015 /
Ty McCormick
Journalist Ty McCormick discusses his reporting on the U.S. legacy in South Sudan, what he calls "a story of multiple failings."
February 26, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Ty McCormick
Less than three years after independence, South Sudan collapsed into bloody civil war. Could the United States, a crucial backer of the young African state, have prevented the violence?
December 19, 2011 / Untold Stories
Cedric Gerbehaye
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.
November 30, 2011
Rebecca Hamilton, Cedric Gerbehaye
The Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund interviewed Pulitzer Center grantees Cedric Gerbehaye and Rebecca Hamilton on the transition occurring in Sudan after the South gained independence July 9.
South Sudan, 2011.
September 28, 2011 / Untold Stories
Ben Fitch
Traci Cook, the resident director in South Sudan for the National Democratic Institute, said that most residents of Africa's newest nation wanted to see an end to tribalism.
August 17, 2011 / The Atlantic
Rebecca Hamilton
In September 2004, then-U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell became the first member of a U.S. administration to apply the label "genocide" to an ongoing conflict.
July 11, 2011 / PBS NewsHour
Rebecca Hamilton
PBS Newshour speaks with Pulitzer Center journalist Rebecca Hamilton on the challenges the new nation of South Sudan, which declared independence on Saturday, July 9, will face in the future.
July 9, 2011 / The Atlantic
Rebecca Hamilton
South Sudan's declaration of independence today is a victory for the new republic and the U.S. allies who made it possible. But peace between the north and south remains elusive.
July 9, 2011 / Untold Stories
Rebecca Hamilton
A message from Northern Sudanese on South Sudan's independence day -- and a plea to Khartoum to let journalists in.
July 8, 2011 / NPR
Rebecca Hamilton
South Sudan will become an independent nation Saturday, but many speculate about what the future will hold for the new country.
July 7, 2011 / The Washington Post
Rebecca Hamilton
South Sudan is set to become an independent nation on Saturday, July 9, but tensions between north and south persist, and the challenges of building a new nation loom large.
July 1, 2011 / Guernica
Jina Moore, Rebecca Hamilton
Pulitzer Center grantee Jina Moore interviews Rebecca Hamilton for Guernica Magazine. She discusses how southern Sudan. which is scheduled to become the world’s newest country, will impact the rest...