The more time Spinner spends in Morocco, the less progressive it seems, especially when it comes to women’s rights.
In Senegal, an imam spreads the word about the dangers of female genital mutilation in an attempt to end the age-old practice.
How important to a story are the very things that make Nigeria different from the U.S.?
Sometimes even emergency surgery must wait until the patient can pay—even if he's not yet born.
Here’s how one Nigerian state tackled the deadly bacterial infections that kill hundreds of thousands of babies worldwide each year—and why such a simple solution is so tough to pull off.
The kingdom aspires to be a hub of moderation but in reality remains a conservative, patriarchal society bound by Islamic tenets.
Researchers aim to understand how the world’s second-largest rainforest is responding to — and influencing — global warming.
Scientists use algorithms in effort to forecast ground zero for next animal to human disease crisis.
In Algeria, climate change has led to longer cycles of drought, elevated temperatures, and decreased rainfall. Amidst these environmental changes, sheepherders are working to make ends meet.
African investors, businessmen, and entrepreneurs joined the launch event for Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund seeking opportunities and ways to attract new investment to the continent.
Brussels is betting on an ambitious plan to transform countries like Mali into places people will want to live. But will a makeover be enough to keep would-be migrants home?
Europe is partnering with Libyan militias to prevent African migrants from ever reaching Europe. The result is a detention-industrial complex that turns African migrants into commodities.
Reporter Ruthie Ackerman and photographer Andre Lambertson travel from Staten Island to Liberia, investigating the lives and struggles of Liberian youth after the 14-year civil war.
Seven years ago, Milton Ochieng' became the first person from his village in Kenya to receive a college scholarship in the United States. There was only one problem: His family could not afford the airfare. So neighbors in Lwala sold their cows, took out personal loans and raised nine hundred...
Jeffrey Barbee set off Across The Great Divide with boat maker/Captain Andre Watson and first mate Deon Tulleken, exposing the most striking hot-spots of biodiversity in the Atlantic Ocean before they disappear. It's the first of a series of journeys undertaken by the video journalist to highlight climate change...
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.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting about the harsh reality of the shrimp industry.
The 2012 Photocrati Fund honors the work of Pulitzer Center grantees Peter DiCampo and Sean Gallagher.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Nicaragua's political discord to iPhone photos of ordinary life in Africa.
Daniel Grossman's first TED ebook, "Deep Water," explores sea-level rise and climate change while making innovative use of a new interactive platform.
Richard Mosse's "Infra" images and book are being praised across the art and photography worlds.
Pulitzer Center Director of Development and Outreach Ann Peters highlights this week's reporting from Haiti to Algeria.
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer highlights this week's reporting from the Ivory Coast, South Sudan and Burma.
Port Elizabeth's The Herald features a multi-part series by Estelle Ellis on South Africa's Eastern Cape's abortion crisis.
Not all the stories that David Conrad and Micah Albert found in Nairobi's Dandora dump made it into print. Conrad reflects on the stories that still need to be told.
A panel of experts debates the merits of international involvement in the Sudan conflict.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Japan to South Sudan.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Ivory Coast and Turkey.