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.
A rare known paralytic disease konzo has inflicted polio-like symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and other African countries.
Eschewing public consultation, the ministers of the environment and mining in South Africa sign a deal to allow coal mining in a legally protected environment.
Delegates from mining communities across the globe met in Cape Town to discuss their grievances and protest the international mining industry.
International factors are squeezing South African coal miners, leading to smaller profit margins and a corresponding shift to junior miners that often abandon mines.
As Africa's largest utility shifts its policies and the world slowly moves toward renewables, South Africa's coal mines are increasingly abandoned.
Charles believed in the rebels' mission—but he never wanted to become one.
Following a T-shirt's supply chain from Burkina Faso to Bangladesh to your local mall—and back again.
Building Tomorrow works hand-in-hand with the community to construct a school, but it comes at great costs.
The cost of attending university has been increasing around 10 percent annually in South Africa, and students and their families are finding it difficult to keep up.
They called him "Bazooka" after his favorite soccer star. But Bazooka is dead because his real passion was protecting the coast of his native Pondoland from a huge titanium mining project.
Drones seemed like the perfect anti-poaching tools. But deploying them has been far more difficult than conservationists had hoped.
The Pulitzer Center partnered with CUNY on "The World Through Women's Eyes," a film festival highlighting work by and about women around the world.
"Dear Obama: A Message from the Victims of the LRA," produced in collaboration with Human Right Watch has been nominated for a Webby People's Voice award.
The Economist Film Project, a film documentary contest in partnership with PBS Newshour has selected "The Edge of Joy" as one of its first round winners.
Marco Vernaschi's photo essay "Cocaine Coast" published in Virginia Quarterly Review's Winter 2010 edition is a finalist for ASME's National Magazine Award 2011 for News and Documentary Photography.
Invisible Children's campaign to establish an early warning radio network to prevent future atrocities orchestrated by the LRA.
Pulitzer Center journalist Jina Moore is a winner of the NYU Carter Journalism Institute’s 2011 "Reporting Award". She specializes in covering human rights, foreign affairs and Africa.
Of the 600,000-plus hand pumps installed in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 20 years some 30 percent are known to have failed prematurely.
Sudan's North and South: A legal context to the historic referendum, and a closer look at modern Sudanese history.
Ohio University's Institute for International Journalism (IIJ) hosted Pulitzer Center journalist and Washington Post special correspondent Rebecca Hamilton to talk to students about Sudanese affairs.
'How We Got Here', PRI the World's history podcast features an interview with journalist Rebecca Hamilton on her new book, Fighting for Darfur.
Video highlights from the Pulitzer Center's panel discussion on Sudan held at The George Washington University.
Pulitzer Center/ Human Rights Watch presentation at George Washington University on Lord's Resistance Army. Video highlights.