October 10, 2012 /
Paul Salopek
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
A staffer scans a bottle of pills that he then puts into the back of a Pharmacy Dispensing Unit — an ATM that may one day be in shopping malls.
June 29, 2016 / Science Magazine
Jon Cohen
In the effort to end its HIV/AIDS epidemic, South Africa has made strides, but still faces major challenges.
Entebbe Airport image
June 28, 2016 / The New Yorker
Helen Epstein
In 1971, Israel believed that Ugandan military officer Idi Amin would serve as loyal ally. It soon learned otherwise.
students, fresh graduates, entrepreneurs and innovators come to work on their projects to turn them into viable business models. Juan Herrero / Rwanda.
June 27, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Tik Root
Rwanda wants to create a culture of entrepreneurship. But can it really be done by decree?
June 21, 2016 / The Atlantic
Emily Baumgaertner
A close call on a reporting trip to Sierra Leone, where the epidemic has ended but fear of the disease persists.
June 7, 2016 / Scientific American
Seema Yasmin
Africa begins a new operation to control outbreaks like Ebola, but experts worry it is understaffed and underfunded.
June 6, 2016
Beatrice Obwocha
Crashes by heavy commercial vehicles not only lead to loss of lives but also have a negative impact to the economy in East Africa.
June 6, 2016 / Daily Nation (Kenya)
Beatrice Obwocha
Waiting for days for cargo, travelling day and night across the country, living in the truck, being harassed by corrupt officers, and never knowing where the next load might take you.
June 5, 2016 / BuzzFeed
Jon Cohen
The AIDS epidemic can be ended with current drugs—in theory. Now, a rural village in impoverished Zimbabwe has figured out how to help end it in real life in a simple, low-tech way.
May 30, 2016
Lauren Shepherd
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
May 26, 2016
Fareed Mostoufi, Linda Matchan, Michele McDonald
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
May 25, 2016
Larry C. Price, Richard Paddock
Pollution sickens and kills millions of people worldwide each year. This project explores the most toxic places with a focus on causes, consequences and possible solutions.
May 21, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Will Swanson, Ariel Zirulnick
Meet the khat-chewing, rifle-toting volunteer army that forms Kenya’s first line of defense against the Somali terrorist group.

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