In Kenya, local activists are fighting for a village impacted by lead poisoning.
TIME for Kids travels to Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya to learn what life is like for children who live and go to school there.
Displaced communities in Mozambique are calling out rich foreigners and corrupt politicians, saying their land is being unfairly taken in the name of environmental conservation.
Are eco-cocoons the solution to poaching? Tourism buffer along the border of world-renown Kruger National Park targets wildlife poachers, but displaced communities say it’s a land grab.
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
Despite Botswana's mineral wealth and rapid development, thirst is widespread across its sandy lands.
A push-pull between Ghana’s residents and its department of waste management has been ongoing—trash bins have been stolen and open defecation is commonplace. A turnaround may be in the works.
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.
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.
Everyday Africa founders and Pulitzer Center grantee journalists Austin Merrill and Peter DiCampo describe the functions, capabilities and educational potential of the project's new website.
A million Chinese migrants, and billions of dollars in trade and investment, are reshaping Africa. Ian Johnson reviews Howard French's new book and the Pulitzer Center e-book by Jacob Kushner.
In the fight against AIDS marginalized communities are still being left behind. Business as usual will not end the epidemic.