Meet the women who chose to take up arms in one of Africa's most bitter conflicts.
“As an activist in Uganda, you wake up everyday and you say, ‘I have not had an attack.’ That is a blessing.”
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.
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 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.
Ameto Akpe's presentation on water management in Nigeria is highlighted on the New Security Beat, a blog hosted by the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program.
Multimedia pieces by Pulitzer Center grantees bring discussion topics to life at Global Classrooms DC's Model United Nations Conference at the U.S. Department of State May 1.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on water and sanitation in Liberia and Kenya's mountainous dump site called Dandora, as well as our 2012 student fellows.
The "Milk and Blood" project has launched a crowdfunding campaign through the Emphas.is platform. The Pulitzer Center will match up to $10,000 of the money raised.
Ten Pulitzer Center student fellows will report from abroad on topics such as environmental policy in Thailand, health and nutrition in the United Arab Emirates and gender equality in South Africa.