NPR interviews grantee Michael Scott Moore on his capture by Somali pirates.
Losing Earth: The decade we almost stopped climate change. Online August 1.
A former member of al-Shabab reflects on his time with the extremist group.
Worse droughts have caused serious water shortages, which impact both local farmers and mountain gorillas.
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.
Research during a disaster can seem frivolous when there aren’t enough resources to handle the immediate response. But in the Ebola outbreak it's become clear that data collection must happen now.
A scientific detective story that crisscrosses the globe, tracing the origins of HIV and its lessons for today.
The Central African Republic is one of the last truly wild places on earth, a sparsely populated country that until recently remained quietly anonymous. So why did it descend into chaos?
While paleontologists push the dates of our origins back in time, agricultural scientists are trying to ensure that humans last long into the future.
Kenya continues to lose 7,000 mothers to preventable deaths each year. If the solutions are known, why has there been so little progress in saving their lives?
The Pulitzer Center is proud to partner with the Everyday Africa initiative and its founders, and with students and educators across the globe, to expand the project's reach and educational potential.
In the U.S., the HPV vaccine and regular pap smears have almost stopped the pervasiveness of cervical cancer in its tracks. In Uganda, however, cervical cancer is the most fatal cancer for women.
Jessica Edmond, Pulitzer Center student fellow from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, examines the effects of media that promote skin bleaching among women and children in Ghana.
Less than three years after independence, South Sudan collapsed into civil war. Thousands have died and famine looms on the horizon. Can rebel-leaders-turned-politicians lead the way to peace?
In South Africa's poorest mining communities, fury at the political class is mounting.
Turkana in Kenya’s arid north is the most important place you’ve likely never heard of, quintessential to understanding mankind. Now, Turkana has oil. Is it a pending resource-curse catastrophe?
The rate of population growth exceeds economic growth in Niger where women have an average of seven children. Government officials hope family planning will become the best way forward.
Pulitzer Center grantee Kathryn Joyce traveled to Ethiopia to report on the sudden surge in international adoptions--the country's lucrative new "export industry."
Washington area students--from three-year olds to university undergrads--learned about critical global issues from Pulitzer Center photojournalists.
Reporting from Tripoli, Pulitzer Center grantee William Wheeler looks at Libya's attempt to transform itself into a stable, peaceful and democratic country.
Lauryn and Janay from School Without Walls in Washington, DC report on Teenage Prostitution in the US.
Former indentured servants share their experiences as "Kamlaris" and their hopes for the future.
Recap of a two-day investigative journalism workshop held in Lagos for Nigerian journalists interested in covering land and property rights issues.
The Thomson Reuters journalist wins the award for coverage of humanitarian and development aspects of the U.N. and U.N. agencies.
Photographer's new book brings together a decade of reporting on a growing global phenomenon that now affects more than 10 million people.
International media organizations nominate 'Fatal Extraction' for innovation in multimedia storytelling.
Our 2015 student fellows take on the world.
Journalists and public health experts join Liberian deputy minister of health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg to share stories of 'heroism and unimaginable loss' in West Africa.
Vote for the Fiona Lloyd-Davies documentary for the 2015 favorite in the World Humanitarian Awards.
Reporters in one of the largest ever journalistic collaborations in Africa spent months unearthing court records and hushed-up government audits to tell human stories of mining's impacts in Africa.
Too often, the people most affected by poor water sanitation are also those least able to address the issue. Industry, government, and entrenched poverty all stand in the way of access to clean water.
Governments and aid organizations routinely earmark billions of dollars for overseas aid. Could "privatized" forms of aid prevent that money from going to waste?
"Everyday Africa" and other Pulitzer Center grantees included in the Atlantic's Roughly Top 100 non-fiction pieces of 2014.
Honored multimedia projects range from an investigation into child labor in gold mining to an examination of reconciliation efforts between survivors and perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide.