From Lagos to Onitsha and Port Harcourt, Nigeria’s southern region suffers off-the-charts air pollution. Leaders are doing little to help.
Libya has cracked down on African migrants seeking to flee to Europe. As a result, Morocco has become the new jumping off point from the African continent. One flashpoint is Ceuta, a Spanish enclave at the northern tip of the country.
Two engineers at the University of Kentucky want to give farmers an easy way to prevent a prevalent problem: aflatoxin contamination, which has global economic and health effects.
What happens to a mother of five after she loses her husband in a deadly landslide in Sierra Leone that kills more than a thousand people?
Libya still struggles with turmoil two years after it regained control of its coast from ISIS, as unrest between factions spurs fears of a resurgence.
African migrants fleeing to Europe risk slave traffickers, starvation, and shipwreck.
In an attempt to report on the resurgence of ISIS and the migration crisis in Libya, two Western journalists navigate grave risks to tell their story.
Pulitzer Center grantee Rachel Nuwer's new book, Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking, offers a new look on the poachers, traders, customers of, and people against illegal wildlife trade.
Over a six-month offensive, Libyan security forces combined with U.S. airstrikes wiped out ISIS combatants from the country. Though it no longer controls Libyan territory, ISIS has renewed its attacks there.
This post explores the dangerous and illegal infrastructure conditions at Utjane Primary School through photography. The school is located in Limpopo, a northern province of South Africa.
Rangers in this Central African Republic nature reserve face an array of dangers in their bid to protect a rich variety of species. Join them on patrol as they go after a gang of poachers.
A single clause in the South Africa Constitution holds the government accountable to fixing infrastructure in schools. This clause continues to help activists emerge victorious in court.
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.
Today in Rwanda, the 1994 genocide is part of the past, but the country's thousands of maimed amputees are living reminders of the brutal horror.
In Guinea, routine prenatal care is the exception, not the rule. As a result, it has some of the world's highest rates of maternal and infant death.
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
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.
Aid organizations and governments spend billions on public health aid in developing countries. Why do so many Ebola and TB clinics still lack basic resources?
Michael Scott Moore endured 977 days in captivity at the hands of Somali pirates. He tells his story for the first time in print.
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
Frontline health workers ignored and underpaid in $3.3 billion fight against Ebola.
Daniella Zalcman is one of the winners in an emerging photographers competition.
Two journalists from Nepal and one journalist from Kenya receive honor, plan to work in collaboration with Pulitzer Center and Global Press Journal.