Malian farmer Balima Coulibaly and his fellow villages aren't sure what will happen now that their land has been sold to Libya. They fear displacement following one of Africa's biggest land deals.
In 2001, two unlikely friends created a music festival in Mali that drew the likes of Bono and Robert Plant. Then radical Islam tore them apart.
Mali agreed to lease Libya 100,000 hectares of farmland in a 2008 agreement called the Malibya project. The deal has been controversial as local farmers believe they could be displaced.
Urban farmers in Bamako are growing food on some of the most expensive land in Mali's capital in what they call a "land occupation."
Rainfall has dropped by 30 percent since 1998 in the West African country, leaving nearly 2 million in need of food aid.
After several years of violence, Tuareg rebels said they were still not ready to sign a planned peace deal with the government.
Pulitzer Center grantee Chris Arsenault visits rebel-held Northern Mali where local warlords and international aid workers conduct business with a handshake.
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Joshua Hammer writes about the Festival on the Niger in Mali.
A year and a half ago, the world watched crowds cheer as French soldiers liberated Timbuktu and Gao. But the real war was unfolding hundreds of miles away: in a desolate valley called the Ametettaï.
Abdel Kader Haidara earned much media attention for smuggling 377,000 manuscripts from Timbuktu during Al Qaeda's occupation. The real hero was his nephew, who repeatedly put his life on the line
Ali Farka Touré and other Malian artists drew inspiration from the Niger, a sinuous waterway that has supported life for thousands of years. Now that Al Qaeda is gone, the music has returned.
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.
The neighborhood of garishly opulent mansions is aptly known to locals as "Cocainebougou," or Cocaine Town. It stands as testament to the sudden collapse of Mali.
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.
The conflict in northern Mali is a complex one. Here is a brief primer on the situation.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week reporting on human rights in Turkey and Cuba.
This Week in Review: Borderlands
Professor and author Peter Chilson discusses his reporting for upcoming Pulitzer Center-Foreign Policy borderlands e-book on Mali strife.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on the military coup in Mali's capital, Bamako and the feature on the families of China's migrant factory workers.