Multimedia geojournalism collaboration uses cutting-edge technology to expose uncharted territory.
Rangers and conservationists fight to protect a unique wilderness in the face of poaching raids, armed cattle herders and warring militias.
In Ghana, the Evangelical, Pentecostal and Charismatic churches are seeing an unprecedented growth in popularity, promising their followers wealth, health and new worlds of opportunity. But, as photojournalist Tomaso Clavarino discovers, things might not be so simple.
Years of conflict and mismanagement have divided this former French colony where armed groups control much of the country and put on a show of statehood.
Aid recipients usually have little say in aid projects meant for them, but this citizen journalism project is giving them a chance to give their views.
How did Robert Mugabe's rule end? With a mysterious poisoning, a clandestine flight across the border, a standoff at the airport, and a furious shootout in a Harare suburb. Here's the whole story.
Grantee Tomaso Clavarino reports on the the growing influence of evangelical churches in Africa.
As a sex-for-grades scandal blights schools in the Central African Republic, a young group of pupils fights this abuse and corruption to champion the rights of children on the margins
The heart of world Christianity has shifted south. In Africa, pastors exhibit their wealth, and ordinary believers, although poor, make donations to churches that respond to their material desires.
How buoyant, proactive, and well-resourced security institutions are leading foreign policy in Africa at the expense of a demoralized and downgraded State Department.
In a jail in Senegal, a woman is imprisoned, convicted with infanticide. Access to family planning could help to prevent this societal woe.
The $110 million drone base is slated to open later this year. Residents of the city of Agadez have a lot of conspiracy theories about exactly why US troops are there.
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.
A multimedia story following survivors and perpetrators of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda as they struggle with their past, meet each other for the first time and dare to ask for forgiveness.
In 2012, Jihadists occupied two-thirds of Mali, creating the world's most dangerous terrorist sanctuary. This is the story of how it happened, and how a few brave individuals tried to outwit them.
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.
Years after the end of brutal, decades-long civil war, Liberia has little in terms of a mental health infrastructure. But the need is great, and progress is painstakingly slow
Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in South Africa. Drug resistance is now so strong that patients are sent home to die. However, new drugs are being made available through trials or NGOs.
Uganda has a sanitation crisis, and it will take innovative solutions to help this country suffering from its own waste, where only 30 percent of the population has access to improved sanitation.
For two decades, the eastern Congo has been ravaged by civil war. Can a former U.S. senator help bring peace?
As Uganda struggles with anti-homosexuality legislation, the growing LGBT-rights movement continues its fight against discrimination and criminalization.
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.
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.
Global aid agencies floundered for months before tackling the Ebola outbreak. Faster care could have improved survival rates and helped scientists find a cure for the virus.
Furthering its mission to support freelance journalists and top quality foreign reporting, the Pulitzer Center announces its Catalyst Fund.
Has the Arab Spring’s most successful democracy failed its most pivotal population?
Science journalist Amy Maxmen's 'Turning Back the Clock on Human Evolution' recognized by its inclusion in 2015 anthology.
Tunisia's shift, from democracy's hope to a source of ISIS recruits.