Little known in the West, the paralytic disease konzo has inflicted polio-life symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo and other African countries.
Makorobondo "Dee" Salukombo, founder and coach of Project Kirotshe, explains the impact that this running program has on a group of youth in eastern Congo.
We have about three weeks to prevent central Africa's yellow fever outbreak from sweeping through Asia.
The Northern Corridor is an economic artery for six East African Countries. Those countries have an ambitious plan to make it safer for truckers.
Health experts in Africa struggle to contain a massive outbreak of the deadly mosquito-borne infection.
A team of young runners in Congo overcome challenges of everyday life caused by years of war and conflict.
Conflict continues to cause rampant poverty and despair in Kirotshe, Congo. Beatrice Kamuchanga, 19, overcomes challenges of life there and prepares to run the 5000 meter race in the 2016 Olympics.
Filmmaker Fiona Lloyd-Davies remembers Masika, a survivor of multiple rapes, who helped thousands of others in the DRC, where rape was used as a weapon of war.
Australian-listed mining companies have funded atrocities in African countries including the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A multimedia slideshow exposes some of the worst injustices.
"If you want to develop the country, protect the women, educate them," says Dr. Jo Lusi, advocate of holistic medicine, orthopedic surgeon and founder of HEAL Africa, Goma's premier teaching hospital.
Pulitzer Center grantee Justin Catanoso reports on how one scientist is making a difference in the fight against climate change.
An interactive journey through the history of HIV/AIDS.
Setting aside a dismal record of failure, incompetence and indifference, UN peacekeeping troops and the Democratic Republic of Congo's army seem to have finally joined forces to protect civilians.
Join us for screenings of "Seeds of Hope," a story about one woman's struggle to dispel the despair of women survivors of rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Richard Mosse's Infra series continued with The Enclave at this year's 55th Venice Bienniale.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer shares the week's reporting— from Congolese soldiers in court to the repercussions of a new law in Chile's waters.
Tom Hundley shares this weeks reporting on the rare manuscripts smuggled from inside Timbuktu's hallowed libraries, child laborers in Burkina Faso and a conflict free tin mining initiative in the DRC.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this week's reporting—from Britain's budget blues to rape as a weapon of war in the DRC.
Pulitzer Center grantee Tomas van Houtryve has spent months looking into North Korea from its tightly sealed borders.
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.
Richard Mosse's INFRA, a co-publication by Aperture and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting was selected as one of TIME's Best of 2012 Photobooks.
Richard Mosse's "Infra" images and book are being praised across the art and photography worlds.
Multimedia pieces by Pulitzer Center grantees bring discussion topics to life at Global Classrooms DC's Model United Nations Conference at the U.S. Department of State May 1.
Ten Pulitzer Center student fellows will report from abroad on topics such as environmental policy in Thailand, health and nutrition in the United Arab Emirates and gender equality in South Africa.