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.
My sons have thrived at the small private school in Morocco that admitted them. But the process made me wonder: How do other parents find a school overseas for children with special needs?
Producing more efficient cookstoves has proved lucrative business for some, like Ken Chilewe.
The illegal charcoal business is driving deforestation—but also providing a source of income to thousands of Malawians in poverty.
Kamuzu Central Hospital in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe is one of the few clinics in the country that has a dedicated burns ward.
Household air pollution causes over 13,000 deaths a year in Malawi—but it still can’t get on the country’s health agenda.
To collect firewood, Malawian women are traveling farther from home by the day as deforestation escalates – and this makes things harder at home, too
Exposure to smoke produced by burning biomass fuels for cooking is "a leading environmental risk factor for death and disability in the world," according to the WHO.
Desertification, overpopulation and climate change continue to have an impact on the health of the Nile as it passes through Sudan.
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.
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.