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.
Despite bountiful gold, diamonds, uranium, the Central African Republic has been mired in civil war and the legacy of colonization.
Ben Taub talks about his journey to uncover human trafficking in this video.
Land in South Africa is often owned communally, a fact which international mining houses exploit by cutting deals with traditional authorities.
Leslie Roberts captures life in Nigeria for internally displaced people coping with the effects of Boko Haram.
In one of the world's least recognized crises, hunger amplifies disease for millions fleeing the violence of Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria.
A 19-month investigation exposes South Africa's failure to stop the ongoing pollution from coal mines that have been shut down.
About 13 percent of South Africa is still held as communal land. International mining houses often cut deals with leaders of these lands to get access for new operations.
As in many parts of the world, the painful ritual persists in Ethiopia despite official bans. But community conversations can help — in multiple ways.
NPR's Kelly McEvers interviews Ben Taub about the reporting process for a story on human trafficking across the Sahara and the Mediterranean.
Every year, thousands of teen-agers from one city in Nigeria risk death and endure forced labor and sex work on the long route to Europe.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement in India and the growing discontent among civilians in Egypt.
The Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund interviewed Pulitzer Center grantees Cedric Gerbehaye and Rebecca Hamilton on the transition occurring in Sudan after the South gained independence July 9.
New Wave of Protests in Cairo
The phrase “Arab Spring” has a felicitous ring to it, but most Middle East analysts understood that it would take more than a season for the region to remake itself. And here at the Pulitzer Center, we understood the need to commit to this important story for the long haul. That is why we have been providing long-term support to journalists Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Ellen Knickmeyer and others who have been covering the Arab Spring from the beginning and who continue to file deeply reported dispatches from the field.
Four African journalists have been selected to participate in the Pulitzer Center's collaborative reproductive health-reporting project.
Richard Mosse's most recent project, Infra, was featured in Photo Booth, The New Yorker's photography blog.
Tom Hundley recaps the Pulitzer Center's week, highlighting a new series of Untold Stories from grantee Jenna Krajeski who is reporting on Kurdish youngsters jailed on harsh anti-terrorism laws.
Jackee Batanda, the 2011-12 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow, visited the Pulitzer Center to talk about her experience as a journalist in Uganda.
Dawn Sinclair Shapiro is the recipient of the 2011 Nafis Sadik Award for Courage.
Too many of Kenya’s mothers are dying due to pregnancy complications. Public health officials and population studies experts convened to discuss Kenya's challenges, successes and ways forward.
PBS Newshour's Hari Sreenivasan interviewed Stephanie Sinclair on her work surrounding the issue of child marriage.
The Pulitzer Center announces the West African journalists who will attend World Water Week in Stockholm and report on water and sanitation in their home countries.
Lifting the veil on the creative process, filmmaker Dawn Sinclair Shapiro recounts challenges and successes behind crafting "The Edge of Joy," an issue-driven documentary on maternal health in Nigeria.