What started last year with an unusual arms deal has expanded to include military training and talk of mining exploration–unsettling traditional Western partners in CAR.
Journalist Jackie Spinner reflects on returning to Morocco, the home country of her children.
How farmers in Mozambique have put up a fight and managed to defeat ProSavana, Africa's largest agro-industrial project.
Villagers, lured by new jobs and rich rewards for selling their land, now face poverty and heartbreak as claims of corruption engulf a £2.5bn transport project.
In Africa, Evangelical, Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches are attracting a growing number of believers.
Persecution and hardship in the Oromia region drive tens of thousands of migrants each year to cross the Red Sea from Djibouti, in a bid to reach the Gulf.
This IJNet blog on covering Massingir land grabs includes lessons in using new media techniques in remote areas.
In the troubled Central African Republic, Didier Kassai and a small coterie of comic-strip artists are using their work for social good.
In Kenya, local activists are fighting for a village impacted by lead poisoning.
TIME for Kids travels to Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya to learn what life is like for children who live and go to school there.
Displaced communities in Mozambique are calling out rich foreigners and corrupt politicians, saying their land is being unfairly taken in the name of environmental conservation.
Are eco-cocoons the solution to poaching? Tourism buffer along the border of world-renown Kruger National Park targets wildlife poachers, but displaced communities say it’s a land grab.
As Angola progresses further away from its devastating civil war, foreign companies are overly eager to construct the infrastructure the country needs to join the modern-era. Is this a good thing?
The WHO estimates over 370,000 lives are lost each year to drowning. And while water is an undeniable part of culture in Zanzibar, Tanzania, lack of knowledge about aquatic survival is commonplace.
In Nigeria, great fortunes often point back to the highest offices of government.
Surgically-treatable conditions cause more death and disability than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, combined. Now, a group of doctors is pushing to put surgery on the global health agenda.
In 2009, Libya bought 100,000 hectares of prime territory in Mali in what critics consider a "land grab". With both countries facing instability: who controls the farm land now?
Forced to choose between corrupt government clinics and faith healers, Sierra Leone's pregnant women and their infants are dying in record numbers. One doctor may have the solution.
More than twenty years after a genocide, a look at the next generation of Rwandans and their place in a rapidly changing country.
There's a method to stopping gun violence before it starts--and it has worked in seven countries. Can the method be modified to prevent sexual violence?
Journalist Michael Scott Moore was held hostage for 32 months by Somali pirates. He is recovering. Will Somalia ever recover?
To assist Liberia in containing Ebola, the US turned to its soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan from the most battle-hardened unit in the US Army. How does an infantry division fight a disease?
The current Ebola outbreak has been seen through the lens of terror and failure, but the untold stories of the epidemic hold heroism and hope.
Research during a disaster can seem frivolous when there aren’t enough resources to handle the immediate response. But in the Ebola outbreak it's become clear that data collection must happen now.
Pulitzer Center education director Mark Schulte invites educators and students to join Paul Salopek on Twitter for a virtual campfire chat.
Planting and maintaining vegetable gardens on school grounds in South Africa was supposed to be a sustainable operation to maintain food security. Unfortunately, it seems to have proven otherwise.
Peter Chilson discusses his project on the borders of French West Africa, including his time in Mali during a coup d'etat.
Journalist Austin Merrill describes his history with Ivory Coast, why he chose to return, and some of the unfortunate surprises he found as he reported on the country's uneasy post-war status.
Pulitzer Center grantee Sam Loewenberg discusses his reporting on chronic hunger and the causes behind it.
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
Nigerian journalist Ameto Akpe answers questions via video on government accountability, and water and sanitation. You can watch here.
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Pulitzer Center grantee Bobby Bascomb visited Senegal to look at the progress of Africa's Great Green Wall, a project aimed at slowing the desertification of the Sahel region.
Materials for teachers and students ahead of filmmaker Jen Marlowe's visit.
As the trash in Nairobi's vast Dandora dump continues to pile up, photojournalist Micah Albert looks Kenya's waste management disaster.
Pulitzer Center grantee Bénédicte Kurzen talks about Nigeria's worsening sectarian violence and the need for in-depth news coverage that would explain the root causes of this Muslim-Christian strife.
Pulitzer Center grantee Eleanor Bell and Will Fitzgibbon won 2016 OPC Award for Best Multimedia News Presentation.
Pulitzer Center grantee Larry C. Price talks with his hometown radio station in Dayton, Ohio, about his work.
Sydney Combs and Paul Nevin each place first in their regions for feature photography. Jae Lee and Kara Andrade each place first in their regions for in-depth reporting. Rebecca Gibian and Diana Crandall place first in their region for breaking news reporting.
Interactive web documentary exploring one village's encounter with Ebola nominated for 20th Annual Webby Awards' Best Science Website.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
The Society of Professional Journalists honors nine 2015 Pulitzer Center student fellows at regional awards ceremonies throughout the country.
A race for the world's most coveted resource.
Photojournalists and Pulitzer Center grantees Misha Friedman and Daniella Zalcman took part in panels at the third annual LGBTQ Conference at Harvard University.
Pulitzer Center grantee wins second place for her reporting on Ebola in Sierra Leone. Her focus: impact on maternal health and the work of survivors to help their communities.
Do you save one life at the cost of 10?
Students from the Inspired Teaching School present their blended photos at the Pulitzer Center.
Carl Gierstorfer's latest film depicts the deep societal effects of Ebola and focuses on the struggles locals face long after international aid agencies and news outlets have gone.
Students will develop a foreign policy proposal regarding fragile states, which they will plan to submit to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
The following land rights lesson plan focuses on how journalist Chris Arsenault used different mediums to emphasize different points while reporting on land rights in Mali.
Students will be able to identify the largest problems facing refugees and construct a campaign to spread the word about how to offer solutions and aid to refugees.
Students learn about the impact of finding oil in Kenya and apply what they learned to a presentation advocating for, or protesting against, hypothetical drilling for oil in their own communities.