For a few weeks, the incredible story of the fake US embassy in Ghana became an international sensation. There was only one problem: None of it was true.
Last year, the U.S. state department said it had uncovered a fake embassy in Accra that had been issuing a stream of forged visas. The story went viral—but all was not as it seemed.
The most feared man in the country is set to become the next Zimbabwean president. A year ago, he gave a rare interview to Martin Fletcher.
The Moringa School is providing tech training to students in Kenya. Participants learn how to code and develop mobile apps. The school says they have a 95 percent job placement rate for graduates.
Three years after courts struck down a “Kill the Gays” law, LGBTQ Ugandans weigh the cost of participating in a society that hasn’t always accepted their right to live.
At risk of extinction in as little as 10 years, African conservation groups work to protect one of the continent’s most precious animals.
Algerian sheepherders Shareef BouAziz and Ahmed Moudjadje both say they can't imagine doing any other work, but unyielding environmental changes have made their jobs much more difficult.
Like nearly every child with autism in Morocco, my sons did not have equal access to education, which is the subject of a documentary I am producing.
Mental illness knows no borders. One relentless Indian psychiatrist pushes to make treatment a standard around the world.
Use Uber, get a local phone number, and above all, don't schedule more than two sit-down interviews a day.
When a reporter takes too many risks, who pays the price? Sonia Kenebeck looks at the case of Michael Scott Moore.
The more time Spinner spends in Morocco, the less progressive it seems, especially when it comes to women’s rights.
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?
The story of 1,000 days–the vital period from the beginning of a woman's pregnancy to her child's second birthday. The fate of individuals, families, nations–and the world–depends on it.
In just a quarter century, one of the world's poorest countries has transformed itself into Africa's fourth-largest producer of gold. But at what cost to the children who labor in the mines?
With suffering in Congo unabated, a series of multimedia projects examines a ‘conflict-free’ tin mine and investigates the mass rape of civilians during the November 2012 rebellion.
Armed militias running illegal poaching and mining rackets and backed by a powerful army general come into conflict with conservation efforts—and the local population bears the brunt of the fallout.
Chinese companies are investing billions of dollars in pursuit of Congo's minerals. What do Congolese have to gain—and to fear—from China's rise?
In northern Mali, far from Western eyes, a powerful Al Qaeda affiliate has managed to carve out what is effectively a new country. What they do with it will determine the future of the war on terror.
Nearly 20 years since the end of apartheid, discrimination in South Africa has a new form. Healthcare inequality has taken the place of forced segregation in rural and urban townships.
As Paul Salopek journeys around the world on foot, he will follow the migration pathways of our ancestors who walked out of Africa 50,000 years ago.
After decades of trampled hopes under President Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are now working to figure out not only what they stand against, but what they stand for.
Global hunger affects nearly one billion people. Emergency food is not enough. This project examines some fundamental yet often overlooked interventions, most of which do not involve food at all.
In South Africa, women are not equal. The fight to end apartheid has been waged and won, but the fight for gender equality continues.
With our new educational game, travel to the historic city of Timbuktu, Mali, where you report on the ancient manuscripts housed there.
2015 National Magazine Award Finalists include Pulitzer Center grantees, Jason Motlagh, Lukas Augustin and Niklas Schenck.
The editorial board at Erie Times-News praised Pulitzer Center grantees Cheryl Hatch and Brian Castner for their reporting project in Liberia.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
With the most promising vaccines in the fight against Ebola still months away, what can be done now?
Journalists explore religion, LGBT rights and freedom of expression around the world.
"Rise of the Killer Virus" is a scientific detective story that crisscrosses the globe, finding clues that are rewriting the story of the global pandemic of HIV and revealing startling facts about its
Ending sexual violence is a moral challenge that isn’t confined to a faraway place in Africa.
Journalist's advice to students: Remind yourself science is a human endeavor and personal details make good stories.
Photographers take hard look at exploitative working conditions, health hazards and environmental problems associated with production of leather, garments and gold.
In Ethiopia new discoveries of ancient tools are raising questions as to the origins of homo sapiens—and as to our future fate.
Everyday Africa website designer Jon Vidar explains the functions, focus and design of the site.