April 27, 2015 /
Julia Simon
In Nigeria, great fortunes often point back to the highest offices of government.
April 27, 2015 / PRI's The World
Julia Simon
This is a story of how a fashion designer became a billionaire. It also speaks to the lack of transparency in Nigeria’s oil sector, one of the world’s largest.
April 27, 2015 /
Bridget Huber
Surgically-treatable conditions cause more death and disability than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, combined. Now, a group of doctors is pushing to put surgery on the global health agenda.
January 15, 2015 / VICE News
Brian Castner, Cheryl Hatch
Delecia Jaffan is dead. She might have died of Ebola. Or maybe not. Either way, the body is treated the same.
January 15, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Brian Castner, Cheryl Hatch
Maj. Gen. Gary Volesky's 2,500 soldiers have spent months battling a rampant killer in Liberia. Is the fight over, or has the frontline shifted?
January 15, 2015 / The New York Times
Joshua Hammer
Joshua Hammer writes about the Festival on the Niger in Mali.
January 13, 2015 / GoErie
Brian Castner, Cheryl Hatch
Hatch, a photojournalist and visiting professor at Allegheny College, is in the West African country covering the U.S. military's efforts to assist the Liberian government with the Ebola outbreak.
January 13, 2015 / VICE | Motherboard
Brian Castner, Cheryl Hatch
At the Ebola Treatment Unit in Tappita, the goal is to get a confirmation that a patient has the virus in two hours, not two weeks.
January 11, 2015 / GoErie
Brian Castner, Cheryl Hatch
The editorial board at Erie Times-News praised Pulitzer Center grantees Cheryl Hatch and Brian Castner for their reporting project in Liberia.
January 7, 2015 / Newsweek
Jessica Hatcher
Gone are the days of gushers – we’re coaxing out glue, and struggling to move it after that. With oil prices crashing, are oil companies going to regret going after East Africa's waxy crude?
January 5, 2015 / Al Jazeera America
Amy Maxmen
A 17-year-old cares for Ebola orphans in Sierra Leone.
January 4, 2015
Brian Castner, Cheryl Hatch
To assist Liberia in containing Ebola, the US turned to its soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan from the most battle-hardened unit in the US Army. How does an infantry division fight a disease?
January 3, 2015 / VICE News
Brian Castner, Cheryl Hatch
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf had lifted the months-long curfew, for just one night. A night of celebration and prayer ensued.

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