A report from South Sudan.
Kabwe, Zambia, is Africa's most toxic city. At its heart lies Black Mountain, where men and children scavenge lead atop a 100-foot-high wasteland created by a century of mining activity.
Kabwe in Zambia has been left with extreme levels of lead pollution after almost a century of metal mining and smelting, harming generations of children.
Almost a century of lead mining and smelting has poisoned generations of children in the Copperbelt town of Kabwe in Zambia.
In Dungu’s Belgian chateau, UN peacekeepers maintain a small base where they have partied for nearly a decade. To reach Dungu means navigating a highway that has been a hotbed of LRA activity.
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Rape has become a tool of war in South Sudan, wielded against women of rival tribes.
People in South Sudan are on the run from government troops, targeted because of their tribe amid a brutal civil war.
South Sudan is on the edge of collapse. Murderous raids on civilian communities are a favored tactic, and UN peacekeepers have been criticized for not doing more to stop them.
Joseph Kony has slipped away, and now the West is packing up its six-shooters. Were they just playing cowboys and Indians?
Fifteen years ago in Kembatta-Tembaro, Ethiopia, virtually every girl underwent the rite of passage known as FGM. Today the generations-old tradition has been abandoned.
South Africa's mining industry is slowly abandoned, a trend captured in this photo essay for Johannesburg's Saturday Star newspaper.
Gabriel Deng, Koor Garang and Garang Mayuol, Southern Sudanese "Lost Boys" in the U.S., were forced to flee Sudan as children when their villages were attacked in 1987, finding safety for a time in a refugee camp in Ethiopia until needing to flee once more, this time to Kakuma...
U.S.-backed Ethiopian troops grabbed headlines in late 2006, invading Somalia to drive the Islamic Courts Union from power. Less known is the Addis government's massive persecution of its own people.
It is true that Ethiopia is at war — with itself. For more than a century Ethiopian...
Before the Mozambican civil war, Gorongosa National Park was among the top destinations in Africa, with a higher concentration of animals than on the famed Serengeti Plain. But during the war, soldiers and other poachers killed these vast herds, planted landmines and destroyed the park's infrastructure. By the 1990s,...
Several Vermont high school students traveled to Rwanda in December 2006 to meet with teenagers orphaned by AIDS. The six students and adults from two schools filmed, photographed and interviewed Rwandan teenagers participating in a program aimed at helping them become financially independent.
The program, based in the Rwandan...
Conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo have resulted in millions of Congolese lives lost, while benefiting the trade of small arms and valuable minerals like coltan.
In Zimbabwe, growing political and economic instability has put unprecedented pressure on the country's environment. Deforestation, poaching and unsustainable resource exploitation are destroying what was once among the best-managed park systems in Africa. As a result, people who depend on the country's natural resources - either for day- to-day...
Reporter Stephanie Hanes and photographer Jeffrey Barbee traveled around Rwanda to look at the lasting impact of choices made about the environment during conflict. The Rwandan genocide of 1994 left an estimated 800,000 people dead, and helped destabilized central Africa. In the face of this human catastrophe, few people...
As the world watches Darfur to the West, government harassments in East Sudan have forced hundreds of thousands from their homes. Like their counterparts in Darfur, eastern rebels complain that successive governments in Khartoum have left their region under-developed, whilst exploiting its natural resources.
East Sudan is...
Jon Sawyer, Pulitzer Center executive director, traveled to Sudan in early 2006 to investigate the effectiveness of the African Union's peacekeeping mission in Darfur.
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