Part 4 of the six-piece 'Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?' series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
Part 3 of the six-part "Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?" series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
Part 2 of the six-part "Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?" series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
Part 1 of the six-part "Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?" series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
An unfinished civil war inspires a global delusion—grantee James Pogue looks at the myth of "white genocide" in South Africa.
Pulitzer Center grantees Verónica Zaragovia and Laura Dixon report from Colombia, where former FARC combatants are adjusting to legitimate political and civilian life.
While water dams and reservoirs produce much needed renewable energy, provide water for agriculture, industrial use, and control river flow and flooding, a new study by scientists has found that they can potentially worsen the negative impacts of droughts and water shortages.
In a still-nascent state, South Sudan, thousands of minors are enlisted in the government and rebel armed forces. The invisible victims of a conflict they have no control over.
With peace talks starting this week in Khartoum, a quarter of the population of the Central African Republic have had to leave their homes—some into camps where makeshift teaching facilities offer scant hope to a potentially lost generation.
To many, Trump's new economic and security strategy looks like a desperate scramble to regain power in a region where much of the goodwill traditionally extended to the U.S. has evaporated.
A new generation of educated and passionate South Sudanese women, often from the diaspora, have come back to help rebuild their country and search for their identity.
Forestland grabs are not only denying land rights to forest communities and indigenous people but also leading to biodiversity loss and climate change.
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.
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.
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.
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.