Language barriers in scientific research often prove burdensome in developing countries like Morocco. Students’ experiences suggest there is no easy fix.
Morocco’s steps to replace Arabic with French in high school math and science highlight the government’s bid to modernize the country. But they also indicate a decline of nationalist politics.
Kenyan entrepreneurs help Africa's aspiring engineers succeed.
One method of stemming greenhouse gases—pruning excessive undergrowth that hinders forests—is one of a slew of quixotic ideas being worked on by researchers for slowing global warming.
Journalist Janelle Richards traveled to Narok, a mostly Maasai area located a few hours from Nairobi. In this blog post she writes about her experience conducting interviews in the area.
Ben Taub appeared on NPR's On Point to discuss the relationship between the migrant crisis and the African slave trade.
Journalist Janelle Richards visited the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi, Kenya, where a team is working to save the lives of elephants and stop poaching in the region.
For a few weeks, the incredible story of the fake US embassy in Ghana became an international sensation. There was only one problem: None of it was true.
Last year, the U.S. state department said it had uncovered a fake embassy in Accra that had been issuing a stream of forged visas. The story went viral—but all was not as it seemed.
The most feared man in the country is set to become the next Zimbabwean president. A year ago, he gave a rare interview to Martin Fletcher.
The Moringa School is providing tech training to students in Kenya. Participants learn how to code and develop mobile apps. The school says they have a 95 percent job placement rate for graduates.
Three years after courts struck down a “Kill the Gays” law, LGBTQ Ugandans weigh the cost of participating in a society that hasn’t always accepted their right to live.
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.
African farmers already struggle to grow sufficient maize, which is a thirsty, fertilizer-hungry crop. What will happen as the climate changes and the population grows?
The pipeline across Chad and Cameroon that ExxonMobil built with World Bank help has residents chafing at promises unmet.
Glenna Gordon and Jina Moore look at Liberia's efforts to restore law and justice -- for victims of sexual violence, for communities in conflict and for the nation as a whole.
In the U.S., a woman has a 1 in 4,800 chance of dying from complications due to pregnancy or childbirth in her lifetime. In Ethiopia, a woman has a 1 in 27 chance of dying. Hanna shares her experiences and observations in a five-part series on Mothers Of Ethiopia.
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.
This project was produced in partnership with the Bureau for International Reporting.
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...
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this weeks reporting on the Ethiopian and American parents misled by adoption agencies and the Iowa medics providing healthcare in rural Haiti.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this week's reporting—from Britain's budget blues to rape as a weapon of war in the DRC.
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.