Continent of Secrets: Uncovering Africa’s Offshore Empires
July 25, 2016 by Alvaro Ortiz, Will Fitzgibbon

A new game based on the Panama Papers that lets you discover the widespread, corrupt and often harmful offshore networks that deprive African countries of billions of dollars.

Nadja Drost and Bruno Federico, Venezuela
July 14, 2016 by Nadja Drost, Bruno Federico

With food shortages, collapsing health care, spiraling violence, political chaos and an economy in free-fall, Venezuelans of all types are living out the slow collapse of their country.

Rangers employed by the Chinko Project, in eastern Central African Republic, set out on a morning patrol to look for poachers and armed cattle herders.
July 12, 2016 by Elliott Woods

With a population numbering just 5 million, Central African Republic is a microcosm of sub-Saharan Africa's most enduring political and humanitarian crises. It is also the site of one of the...

Ivan Kulshytskiy is a deputy Cossack leader in the Donetsk People’s Republic
July 5, 2016 by Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin

From Estonian militias to separatist fighters in Ukraine, tensions between NATO and Russia are approaching Cold War levels.

May 25, 2016 by Julia Barton, Misha Friedman

Two years after Euromaidan, the Russian seizure of Crimea and conflicts in eastern Ukraine, a depressing new reality has sunk in for many displaced Ukrainians: they're not getting their old lives...

May 23, 2016 by Sally H. Jacobs

The US and Cuba are poised at the alter, prenuptials in hand. But as headlines forecast the fruits of the union and tourists flood Havana, there are already signs of unease.

May 23, 2016 by Jamie Mcgee, Larry McCormack

Economic development strategies that focus on job creation over direct aid gain traction in rural Haiti, offering insights on how to overcome longstanding challenges in addressing poverty.

May 17, 2016 by Helen Epstein

In February 2016, Uganda strongman Yoweri Museveni won another election which opposition groups and international observers say was not free and fair.

May 16, 2016 by Dominic Bracco II

A multimedia project about the psychology of violence. The project follows Diego, a former gang member, on his personal journey of reconciliation and redemption in Ciudad Juarez.

March 10, 2016 by Jillian Keenan

Poverty and unemployment have driven some youth in southern Niger to form violent gangs known as palais—attractive recruitment targets for Boko Haram. But one man is fighting back.

January 15, 2016 by Jason Motlagh

Fifteen years after the U.S. invasion, Afghanistan is in the grip of a mental health crisis that fuels an endless cycle of conflict. There are scant resources available to heal the collective trauma.

Travelers examine a most wanted poster featuring Boko Haram suspects at an airport near the Nigerian capital. Image by Jason Motlagh. November 2015.
January 12, 2016 by Jason Motlagh

Jason Motlagh reports on the battle against Boko Haram guerrillas, the aftermath of their reign and the underlying social and economic factors that fueled their rise.

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