January 29, 2015 /
NEW: Play the version update of 'TB2: Mali's Ancient Manuscripts'!
January 28, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Brian Castner, Cheryl Hatch
John Nel was sent to build a lifesaving Ebola clinic in the middle of the Liberian jungle. It opened too late to help fight this outbreak, but could help prevent a new one.
January 28, 2015 / National Geographic
Amy Maxmen
How poverty, density, and fragmentation in Sierra Leone's capital city fueled the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
May 9, 2010 / Des Moines Register
Philip Brasher
In Iowa, corn is king. In eastern and southern Africa, it's more important than that.
May 6, 2010 / Des Moines Register
Philip Brasher
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May 4, 2010 / ABC News Tonight
Nathalie Applewhite
Filmmaker Jen Marlowe on the struggle to find hope in the beleaguered nation of Sudan.
April 29, 2010
Jon Sawyer
This is a story that will challenge consciences and emotions.
April 25, 2010
Marco Vernaschi
Merco Vernaschi, for the Pulitzer Center (Editor's note at end of post)
April 25, 2010 / Untold Stories
Marco Vernaschi
Richard Omongole, a Ugandan lawyer and former country director for Amnesty International, is legal adviser to the Gideon Foundation, a small organization that was founded by the father of a child...
April 25, 2010
The American Society of Journalists and Authors recently announced the winners of its annual writing awards. Wiltenburg won first place in the Profiles category for "Lost in Migration."
April 22, 2010
Fred de Sam Lazaro
A country dependent on food aid is also selling off farmland to foreign companies interested in export production for their home markets. How Ethiopia became a leader in this global trend, and what...
April 22, 2010 / PBS NewsHour
Fred de Sam Lazaro
In Ethiopia, farms backed by foreign investors are growing with abundance, while native farmers subsist on food aid.
April 21, 2010
Jon Sawyer
Marco Vernaschi's Pulitzer Center-funded project on child sacrifice has generated fierce criticism, directed both toward