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.
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.
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.
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.