In Zambia, stroke is a leading killer. Yet there are no native-born Zambian neurologists who can help stem the tide.
Grantee Dinna Louise C. Dayao reports on how easily implemented changes to road safety can save lives around the world.
Ismail Einashe joins Eric & Cobus on The China Africa Project podcast where he discusses his reporting on China's standing in African countries.
Near the site of a shuttered lead mine in Zambia's second-largest city, families dig rocks from polluted slag to resell for building materials.
Children are the most susceptible victims of lead poisoning in Kabwe, Zambia, the world's most toxic town.
Kabwe, Zambia, is Africa's most toxic city. At its heart lies Black Mountain, where men and children scavenge lead atop a 100-foot-high wasteland created by a century of mining activity.
Kabwe in Zambia has been left with extreme levels of lead pollution after almost a century of metal mining and smelting, harming generations of children.
Almost a century of lead mining and smelting has poisoned generations of children in the Copperbelt town of Kabwe in Zambia.
Journalist Judith Schwartz talks about animal tracking and how it heals earth's soil.
Judith D. Schwartz talks to Chad Pagano about her story for Discover Magazine about animal tracking.
Developed by the earliest hunters, wildlife tracking skills remain essential tools for conservation.
Contrary to popular belief, Africa has the potential to be rich.
Stroke is the world's second-leading killer and is particularly deadly in developing nations. In Zambia, a Harvard doctor is training the next generation of neurologists to help turn the tide.
Years of unmitigated contamination from Zambia's largest lead mine have created a toxic nightmare for the residents of Kabwe, the country's second largest city.
Investors have made millions suing the world's poorest countries over bad debts—but these so-called vulture funds may not be as bad as they sound.
China's investment in Zambia holds promise: billions of dollars and thousands of jobs. But after violent conflict between Zambian miners and their Chinese supervisors, does it also pose a threat?
AIDS activists are beginning a new fight against the disease after health workers went on strike in 2009 to protest the theft from Zambia's Ministry of Health.
Kabwe, Zambia, might be Africa's most toxic city. The lead and zinc mining that began at the dawn of the 20th century is responsible for sickening more than a third of its residents.
This week: grappling with the legacy of lead mining.
Veteran radio journalist and Pulitzer Center grantee Reese Erlich has a knack for getting himself into—and just as important, out of—hard places. Earlier this year, Reese reported from inside Iran.
Chinese dollars and the Chinese themselves have been pouring into Africa, mining the continent’s abundant resources, opening businesses, building infrastructure and generally making everyone nervous.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer shares highlights from this week's reporting— trucking across Pakistan, fake drugs in India and more.
Use reporting on Zambia’s lead mines by Damian Carrington and Larry C. Price to explore the causes, effects and responses to toxic lead poisoning.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
It has been said that journalism is the literature of democracy. What is journalism? Why is it important? You will soon have a chance to find out!
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.