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.
Creating sustainable food systems in the face of a changing climate isn't easy—but innovators around the world are making real progress.
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.
Day in and day out, Malawian women are at risk cooking on open fires and polluting stoves.
One of Richard Mosse's unique infra-red photographs from Congo can be seen in The New York Review of Books.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Tunisia and Egypt.
Stephanie Sinclair wins first prize in the contemporary issues category from World Press Photo for her images of the hidden but widespread practice of child marriage.
Christiane Badgley's article about Ghana's oil industry, originally published by iWatch, has been highlighted by various news and advocacy organizations.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Ghana, Bolivia, and Pakistan.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights the latest Pulitzer Center reporting from Nigeria and Turkey.
A collaborative investigation into the water sector in Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Liberia in partnership with local journalists and their outlets.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights the latest Pulitzer Center reporting from Egypt, Libya, and Ethiopia.
Pulitzer Center grantee William Wheeler reflects on his experience in international reporting and the fraught path from daily journalism to long-form nonfiction.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights Pulitzer Center reporting projects on reproductive health and water and sanitation in Africa.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jina Moore won the 2011 gold medal for The Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize for written media.
Eight journalists, five countries, one issue: The Pulitzer Center brings together journalists from disparate backgrounds to report on reproductive health in Africa.