The Moroccan government is revamping language education as a part of a program to reduce unemployment among degree holders. How is it working?
Decaying notebooks discovered in an abandoned research station contain a treasure trove of tree growth data dating from 1930s.
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.
Planet Earth's average temperature has risen about one degree Fahrenheit in the last fifty years. By the end of this century it will be several degrees higher, according to the latest climate research. But global warming is doing more than simply making things a little warmer.
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How can the world's largest United Nations Peacekeeping force protect civilians when it must partner with a national army that is almost as predatory on the local population as the...
Sub-Saharan Africa, the poorest region on Earth, is a place where more than 600,000 women die in pregnancy or childbirth every year due to lack of proper care and only 30 percent of the population has access to health care at all. The situation in Guinea-Bissau is among the...
Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia, is Africa’s only fully unrecognized country. After breaking away from Somalia and claiming independence in 1991, the Somaliland government, in stark contrast to the failed state of Somalia, has constructed many facets of a functioning, stable state. Somaliland has carried out several Presidential elections and peaceful transfers of power.
Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp was for years among the world's most famous, home to the "Lost Boys" of southern Sudan and as many as 90,000 refugees and displaced persons. Today those still here are fighting for their lives, caught between "donor fatigue" and a struggle over limited resources with...
An international network led by Latin American drug cartels and the Lebanese Islamist group Hezbollah has chosen West Africa, among the poorest and more corrupted corners of the world, as the nexus for illegal trade in cocaine, oil, counterfeit medicines, pirated music and human trafficking. International law enforcement officials...
When Bill Clinton Hadam's refugee family was approved for resettlement in the U.S., the boy's parents faced a "Sophie's Choice" dilemma: him or his sister. After escaping slaughter in Congo and Rwanda, the family waited in a Tanzanian camp for nearly a decade. Rape was common there, and Bill's teen...
The black rhino is emblematic of how civil war and corruption in Africa decimate endangered animal populations and rob local economies of potential sources of income. Black rhinos have declined from 65,000 in 1970 to 4,000 today due to crises in Mozambique, Angola, and, now, Zimbabwe.
Fred de Sam Lazaro presents a series of reports from around the world, examining the intersections of food, food policy, and food security.
The 2006 election in the Democratic Republic of Congo was supposed to usher in a new period of peace and stability for the beleaguered, exhausted Congolese people. Instead, it made one of the country's most intractable problems worse. After the election, the small but powerful Tutsi community in Eastern Congo...
After six years of failed peace initiatives and continuing violence, displaced communities of Darfur are ready to fight.
Every year, thousands of women and young girls migrate from Ghana’s poorer, Muslim north to the major cities of the Christian south. Known as Kayayo, they travel to work as porters in city markets, and spend their days carrying heavy loads for meager wages. Due to a shortage of employment opportunities and money for housing, many end up sleeping on the streets or being coerced into sexual servitude in exchange for shelter.
Pulitzer Center grantee Tomas van Houtryve has spent months looking into North Korea from its tightly sealed borders.
The neighborhood of garishly opulent mansions is aptly known to locals as "Cocainebougou," or Cocaine Town. It stands as testament to the sudden collapse of Mali.
Yesterday in Pulitzer Center's education office, we hosted a Google Hangout between Cairo-based journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous and 9th graders at Staples High School in Westport, CT.
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.
Multiple Pulitzer Center grantees have been recognized by Pictures of the Year International for their work.
Photojournalist Micah Albert wins first place in the contemporary issues category in the 56th World Press Photo Contest for his work covering the Dandora dump in Kenya.
Insight: News Network interviews photojournalist Micah Albert about his award-winning Pulitzer Center project "Buried in Dandora" and his career as a photojournalist.
The conflict in northern Mali is a complex one. Here is a brief primer on the situation.
Richard Mosse's INFRA, a co-publication by Aperture and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting was selected as one of TIME's Best of 2012 Photobooks.
Micah Albert's picture of women scavenging refuse from a landfill in Dandora, Kenya, a winner in the People category of the National Geographic Photo Contest.
Week in Review: Pulitzer 2012 in Photos
The Pulitzer Center staff share their favorite photos from 2012.