November 21, 2014 /
Peter Gwin
The Central African Republic is one of the last truly wild places on earth, a sparsely populated country that until recently remained quietly anonymous. So why did it descend into chaos?
November 20, 2014 / Instagram
Peter Gwin
Notes from the field by National Geographic editor and Pulitzer Center grantee Peter Gwin, reporting from Central African Republic earlier this year.
November 10, 2014 / Untold Stories
Daniella Zalcman
A week after Uganda’s Constitutional Court struck down the infamous Anti-Homosexuality Act, the LGBT community held their third annual Pride celebration on the banks of Lake Victoria.
Image by Sascha Garrey. Uganda, 2014.
September 2, 2014
Sascha Garrey
In the U.S., the HPV vaccine and regular pap smears have almost stopped the pervasiveness of cervical cancer in its tracks. In Uganda, however, cervical cancer is the most fatal cancer for women.
September 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jessica Edmond
These portraits were chosen to illustrate the diverse beauty of young Ghanaian girls. They respond to questions about perceptions of beauty and the media promotion of skin-bleaching products.
September 2, 2014
Jessica Edmond
Jessica Edmond, Pulitzer Center student fellow from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, examines the effects of media that promote skin bleaching among women and children in Ghana.
August 29, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Ty McCormick
South Sudan's hospitals have become targets for both sides in the brutal, ongoing civil war. How can you save lives when doctors and patients are living under the gun?
August 29, 2014
Dan McCarey, Zach Child, Amelia Warshaw
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
August 29, 2014 / Al Jazeera America
Samuel Loewenberg
Waterborne diseases are rampant in the East African country, which is also riven by corruption and poor governance. Can community-led approaches offer a solution?
August 25, 2014 / The Washington Post
Ty McCormick
With war and weather pushing thousands to the brink of starvation, aid workers in South Sudan are warning of a large-scale humanitarian disaster.
August 22, 2014
Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin
In South Africa's poorest mining communities, fury at the political class is mounting.
August 20, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Ty McCormick
Renewed fighting in the war-torn country has derailed humanitarian relief efforts, and now tens of thousands are facing starvation.
August 18, 2014
Tom Hundley, Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin
Grantees Jack Shenker and Jason Larkin report from Marikana, South Africa where 34 striking mineworkers were killed two years ago this week.

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