In taking on the role of a green leader among developing nations, Morocco struggles to balance its investment in the future with the needs of today.
Sand is disappearing along Lagos shorelines due to unchecked mining and dredging activities. Bukola Adebayo reports on the socio-economic and environmental impact on Lagos communities.
Nuclear physicist Adwoba Edjah has faced down armed thugs as she documents water contamination from illegal mining in Ghana.
More than 1,100 rhinos were killed for their horns in Africa in 2016. Quasi-military conservation units are trying to stop the slaughter.
Kelsey Emery travels to South Africa to report on rhinoceros poaching and conservation efforts in a game reserve.
Throughout the Eastern Cape, world-renowned wildlife vet Dr. William Fowlds is using education and community involvement as tools to save the rhinos in the fight for conservation.
A science village—and Ghana's nuclear dreams—are reborn in the wake of a landmark effort in nonproliferation.
Overcoming spying allegations and years of enmity, U.S. and Chinese nuclear scientists team up to neutralize proliferation risks around the world.
With the white rhino population quickly declining, South Africa must unite in the battle against poaching or else the need for wildlife conservation could become obsolete.
We spent a week following the rail from Addis Ababa, where China is leading an urban renaissance, to Djibouti, where it's building its first overseas military base.
We traveled to Kajiado, Kenya, to find that China's effort to win African hearts and minds has been paying off.
We heard that Chinese entrepreneurs had sparked a gambling epidemic in Ghana, and found a bigger problem than we imagined.
A Niger drought means there is not enough food to feed the country; United Nations reports estimate 7.9 million inhabitants are facing food shortages there.
Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army, notorious for its use of child soldiers and sex slaves, has stalked Central Africa for decades. How has Kony evaded capture for so long?
"Sudan in Transition” brings in-depth coverage of the cultural, political, economic and legal challenges that loom as Sudan lurches towards likely partition.
Reporting from Pulitzer Center journalists and across the blogosphere on food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition around the world.
Those attending the 2010 World Cup in South Africa reveled in that country's triumphant emergence as a multiracial democracy. They may have missed a darker story -- the abuse and marginalization of refugees from other African countries.
Burundi, Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau and the Central Africa Republic were the targets of a UN initiative aimed at stabilizing post-conflict countries through comprehensive engagement. This project assesses the results, five years out.
As Nigeria works to “re-brand” itself from a post-colonial military state to a progressive African democracy, political, civic and professional leaders have recognized the most intractable problem for this emerging society is also its most treatable: maternal and infant mortality.
A country dependent on food aid is also selling off farmland to foreign companies interested in export production for their home markets. How Ethiopia became a leader in this global trend, and what it says about exploitation and self-sufficiency.
Searing images capture a disturbing Ugandan trend -- the recent rise of charlatan priests and the child abuse and sometimes murder that have resulted. (This project contains graphic images that may not be suitable for all audiences.)
In much of the developing world, women spend more time fetching water than any other activity in their day. For more than a billion people, the water they do get is unsafe.
An internationally brokered peace treaty in 2005 ended decades of civil war between the Arab-dominated government in Khartoum and the black African southern region.
For about 18 months, more than a half of million people from the Ugandan area have been displaced after post-election violence forced them from their homes.
Joanne Silberner wins the 2013 Communication Award from The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine.
We are excited to announce that our award-winning e-books, "In Search of Home" and "Voices of Haiti," are now available on Amazon.
Presidential election in Mali an important turning point for a traditionally democratic country struggling to recover from a military coup and an Islamist insurgency.
Grantee Lauren Bohn offers her take on the post-Morsi turmoil in Egypt.
Over the last two decades, Burkina Faso has emerged as Africa’s fourth largest exporter of gold, creating an ever-expanding army of child laborers.
This week, millions of demonstrators poured into streets of cities and towns across Egypt to protest the many shortcomings of the country’s first democratically elected government.
Chinese dollars and the Chinese themselves have been pouring into Africa, mining the continent’s abundant resources, opening businesses, building infrastructure and generally making everyone nervous.
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Tom Hundley, senior editor, shares with this week's reporting — from Tajikistan's "Great Game" to Richard Mosse's infrared photography.
Richard Mosse's Infra series continued with The Enclave at this year's 55th Venice Bienniale.
Two Penn students named 2013 Pulitzer Center International Student Reporting Fellows.
Dan Havlik of Imaging Resource interviews grantee and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Larry C. Price on his powerful photo project documenting child labor in gold mines.