The Central African Republic has been blighted by a succession of vicious conflicts. Now, a former military attorney-general from the DRC is leading the country's Special Criminal Court.
Nature's Amy Maxmen talks with courageous Ebola responders who try to gain the trust of wary communities in North Kivu.
An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo worsens as the virus spreads into Uganda.
Amid the swathes of forest that cover the country, and behind the headlines of war and Ebola, the Democratic Republic of Congo is at the forefront of a hidden health crisis.
More than 2.5 million hectares of land in South Sudan have been acquired mainly by international investors since 2006. An Israeli-run farm is helping to fill the country's gap in food production.
An investor was given a 25 year lease to initiate agricultural projects in Yala Swamp within Kenya. The resulting saga between Dominion Farms Limited and the local community illuminates the economic and environmental tensions central to similar land acquisition deals.
2019 Pulitzer Center student fellow film She's Not a Boy focuses on an intersex woman who moved from Zimbabwe to the United States.
Tropical climates are home to the world’s most venomous snakes, meaning that it is often the most economically isolated and physically remote communities that are at risk of bites.
Expansion works to cultivate new fields of alfalfa on land run by investment companies in Egypt has replaced hundreds of agricultural workers.
Production of rose flowers and several other types of floras is impairing Blue Nile River and communities in Ethiopia.
Investors are increasingly buying vast swaths of fertile land in Sudan. To find out what this means to Sudanese, grantees Fredrick Mugira and Annika McGinnis talked to Stefano Turrini, a scholar involved in the study of land grabs in Sudan.
Documentary photographer Jonathan Torgovnik’s returns to Rwanda after a decade to photograph women with their children conceived through rape during the genocide—how have these families come to terms with the past?
On February 7, 2014, 300 people rushed a fence dividing Morocco from Spain, a rare land border between Europe and Africa. At least 14 died and border police now face charges of murder. Was it?
Battling human and natural challenges, the Nile river is in increasingly poor health. Can it recover?
An on-the-ground look at efforts in Africa and the United States to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
A seemingly harmless restriction on U.S. foreign aid money has effectively blocked abortion access across Kenya. This project will explore the ripple effects that policy has on women's lives.
Female genital cutting affects more than nine out of ten of women in Mali. Those working to end the practice must walk a fine line between preserving culture and protecting women.
New economic demands are forcing Maasai women into the workforce. While facing fierce backlash for their work, they are joining together to redefine women's roles within their patriarchal world.
In rural Uganda, lack of access to healthcare results in disability and death. What can be done?
What happens when we're told to "walk a mile in his shoes" but the child has no shoes? In Ghana this is an everyday reality making harmful diseases more prevalent.
A documentary by Carl Gierstorfer follows one community’s fight for survival against Ebola through the eyes of the Liberians on the front lines battling to bring the outbreak to an end.
Ghana's offshore oil industry began drilling in 2010, bringing with it significant economic growth. However, history shows that managing oil resources often proves more difficult than expected.
As Angola progresses further away from its devastating civil war, foreign companies are overly eager to construct the infrastructure the country needs to join the modern-era. Is this a good thing?
The WHO estimates over 370,000 lives are lost each year to drowning. And while water is an undeniable part of culture in Zanzibar, Tanzania, lack of knowledge about aquatic survival is commonplace.
Pulitzer Center grantee Greg Constantine talks about issues faced by the Rohingya, an ethnic minority in Myanmar who have been denied citizenship.
Some of the biggest criticisms of international aid are coming from self-reflective aid workers who question their role and the role of their employers in developing nations.
Sharif Abdel Kouddous talks about his return to Cairo after the fall of Hosni Mubarak to report on the continuing struggle for reform and social justice.
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.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Paul Nevin's focus on child-maternal health in Kenya and Jae Lee's on emergency care in Uganda take national prizes. Reporting on Maasai women by Sydney Combs places as finalist.
Comprehensive, interactive reporting project by Ian James and Steve Elfers for The Desert Sun and USA Today is honored by the Overseas Press Club for environmental reporting.
Pulitzer Center grantee Eleanor Bell and Will Fitzgibbon won 2016 OPC Award for Best Multimedia News Presentation.
Pulitzer Center grantee Larry C. Price talks with his hometown radio station in Dayton, Ohio, about his work.
Sydney Combs and Paul Nevin each place first in their regions for feature photography. Jae Lee and Kara Andrade each place first in their regions for in-depth reporting. Rebecca Gibian and Diana Crandall place first in their region for breaking news reporting.
Interactive web documentary exploring one village's encounter with Ebola nominated for 20th Annual Webby Awards' Best Science Website.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
The Society of Professional Journalists honors nine 2015 Pulitzer Center student fellows at regional awards ceremonies throughout the country.
A race for the world's most coveted resource.
Photojournalists and Pulitzer Center grantees Misha Friedman and Daniella Zalcman took part in panels at the third annual LGBTQ Conference at Harvard University.
Pulitzer Center grantee wins second place for her reporting on Ebola in Sierra Leone. Her focus: impact on maternal health and the work of survivors to help their communities.