Buried alive, poisoned, scarred by acid - these are just some of the fates that have befallen Nigerian children accused of witchcraft. This BBC feature examines the root causes of these attacks.
As foreign-owned fishmeal factories proliferate in West Africa to supply feed for overseas aquaculture operations, prices for a key staple of the local diet are skyrocketing.
The city of 4 million people almost turned off its taps.
Climate change is reshaping relations between parks, people and the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. But more and deeper research is needed to determine likely long-term impacts.
Science staff writer Jon Cohen joins podcast host Sarah Crespi to discuss how the fight against HIV/AIDS is evolving in three diverse locations.
Is Africa the next frontier for Silicon Valley? Despite all the fanfare and media coverage, the venture capital scene in Africa, particularly beyond South Africa, remains nascent.
Hundreds of detainees without charges condemn sexual abuse from United Arab Emirates-controlled prisons in Yemen.
The Pentagon is subverting democratic processes in partner countries in Africa, undermining years of diplomatic engagement.
A unique, church-based program is leading the fight against mother-to-child HIV transmission in Nigeria.
Hundreds of thousands of Nigerian children are living with HIV, even though the worldwide rates of mother-to-child transmission of the virus have plummeted.
AIDS deaths surge in Russia as global health officials say, ‘They did it all wrong.’
Reporter Jon Cohen quickly learned just how differently time runs in Nigeria.
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.
In northwest Zimbabwe, water sources are returning, people no longer depend on food aid, and wildlife populations are rebounding. What’s happening, and what does it mean for other poor areas?
Al Shabab targeted non-Somali Kenyans in the northeast, sending them fleeing to safer parts of Kenya. Now the region must stand on its own.
On February 7, 2014, 300 people rushed a fence dividing Morocco from Spain, a rare land border between Europe and Africa. At least 14 died and border police now face charges of murder. Was it?
Battling human and natural challenges, the Nile river is in increasingly poor health. Can it recover?
An on-the-ground look at efforts in Africa and the United States to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
A seemingly harmless restriction on U.S. foreign aid money has effectively blocked abortion access across Kenya. This project will explore the ripple effects that policy has on women's lives.
Female genital cutting affects more than nine out of ten of women in Mali. Those working to end the practice must walk a fine line between preserving culture and protecting women.
New economic demands are forcing Maasai women into the workforce. While facing fierce backlash for their work, they are joining together to redefine women's roles within their patriarchal world.
In rural Uganda, lack of access to healthcare results in disability and death. What can be done?
What happens when we're told to "walk a mile in his shoes" but the child has no shoes? In Ghana this is an everyday reality making harmful diseases more prevalent.
A documentary by Carl Gierstorfer follows one community’s fight for survival against Ebola through the eyes of the Liberians on the front lines battling to bring the outbreak to an end.
"Some people talk about feeding the planet. I talk about nourishing it," Pulitzer Center grantee told Springside Chestnut Hill students in a talk at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center.
In preparation for a visit by Pulitzer Center grantee Yochi Dreazen, a Davidson alumna writes an article highlighting both Dreazen's work and that of the College's recent Pulitzer Center fellows.
Pulitzer Center editor Kem Knapp Sawyer opened the Global Classrooms Model UN conference with a talk on child soldiers—and on programs aimed at helping them find "the resilience to begin again."
Robin Hammond discusses the mental health issues facing former child soldiers. His work documents the treatment of mental health issues in various African countries, focusing specifically on Liberia.
This lesson plan has been designed for high school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
This lesson plan has been designed for middle school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
This lesson plan has been designed for elementary school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
What does it mean to apply soft power?
Reporter Kathleen McLaughlin looks at how China's efforts to provide medical aid to Africa have been corrupted by fake drugs.
Journalist Larry Price discusses his reporting on what it's like to be a child laborer in the gold mines of Burkina Faso.
Journalist Pete Jones discusses his reporting from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Skype brings Pulitzer Center grantee Sharon Schmickle together with classes studying food insecurity at Australia's Queensland University of Technology.
From discussing the role of journalism in ending the epidemic to focusing on women and HIV, Pulitzer Center-supported journalists present their reporting in panels, workshops and exhibitions.
Six-part multimedia interactive in association with International Consortium of Investigative Journalists focused on investigation into dozens of Australian mining companies in Africa.
Pulitzer Center grantees cover progress and challenges in the worldwide fight against AIDS.
Both men and women want to end the practice of female genital mutilation, according to new data released by UNICEF.
This week's News Bite lesson investigates Jon Cohen's reporting on South Africa's efforts to prevent the spread of HIV.
In 1971, Israel believed that Ugandan military officer Idi Amin would serve as loyal ally. It soon learned otherwise.
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.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Photojournalists win top prizes for their reporting from Canada to Kenya.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Paul Nevin's focus on child-maternal health in Kenya and Jae Lee's on emergency care in Uganda take national prizes. Reporting on Maasai women by Sydney Combs places as finalist.
Comprehensive, interactive reporting project by Ian James and Steve Elfers for The Desert Sun and USA Today is honored by the Overseas Press Club for environmental reporting.
In this lesson, students explore the causes and consequences of the fragile water and sanitation infrastructure in Nepal.
A high school civics lesson that uses photography as a tool for neighborhood improvement.
After a series of chats with Pulitzer Center journalists, students reflect on the experience in a creative yet relevant form of writing by producing a blog post.
A lesson guide to be used to in conjunction with the Everyday Africa curriculum, and visits with Peter DiCampo and Austin Merrill.
This lesson will help students apply knowledge of language to understand how it functions in different cultures and contexts.
Students will learn about the importance of water safety and collect class data on swimming involvement.
Students will debate what policy Italy should implement when dealing with the migrants from Libya after their role in overthrowing Gaddafi.
Students will come to their own informed conclusion as to whether cash payments to those living in poverty is helpful or simply a hand out.
Students analyze how an author structures articles in different ways to report on malnutrition. The articles come from the project “1,000 Days: To save women, children and the world” by Roger Thurow.
Students will evaluate President Obama’s Food Plan and discuss/debate whether the initiative will be effective or not.
This lesson draws from a range of projects on food waste, ocean health, global goods and extractives, food insecurity, water and sanitation and more to support student understanding around...
Students will learn about the state of health care in developing nations, and to draw conclusions about effective health care from their successes and failures.