Migrants and asylum-seekers are crossing a treacherous part of the Atlantic to reach the Canary Islands. This route has become one of the most dangerous to European territory. Many never make it.
COVID-19 has exacerbated the country's joblessness crisis. What can South Africa learn from nations that have experienced similar unemployment crises?
Hévéa, a subsidiary of global rubber giant Halcyon Agri, has been operating in Sud Cameroon since 2011.
This series of four reports on Sosucam and Hevea's activity in Cameroon illustrate how communities are negatively impacted by government and industrial practices.
These criminal actors threaten fragile species, forcing an international coalition to track them down.
Boko Haram’s armed insurgency in northern Nigeria has greatly increased the number of disabled people in Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps.
Eco-guards in Southern Burundi fight against rampant deforestation driven by illegal logging, bush fires, and occupation.
In northern Kenya, climate change and COVID-19 threaten to reverse gains made in the fight against child marriage.
The prospect of a flu season during the coronavirus pandemic is chilling to health experts.
As Nairobi deals with a water shortage amidst the pandemic, and water cartels illegally cut into pipes, how are slum dwellers accessing water that is so critical to fight the spread of infection?
Kenya Is Trying to End Child Marriage. But Climate Change Is Putting More Young Girls at Risk.
Scientists believe the illicit poaching of pangolins—a type of elusive, scaled anteater—has played a role in the global coronavirus pandemic.
African scientists, researchers, and data journalists come together to focus on the big picture of coronavirus in Africa, identifying the most vulnerable communities and analyzing the healthcare system.
An Arabic-language news podcast by Sowt Podcasting, focusing on COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Depending on the vowels, Almostajad is the name used for the coronavirus and also means ‘the latest.’
Redwood is in high demand in China and at risk of extinction.
The AP's global network reports on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the world's poorest and most vulnerable people.
This project shows how the illegal exploitation of gold results in environmental destruction, forest cover loss, and water pollution in mining zones.
In northern Kenya, climate change threatens to reverse recent gains made in the fight against child marriage and female genital mutilation, but fierce advocates are fighting to stop the trend.
Veteran public health journalists from Science magazine explore what science knows—and is learning—about the burgeoning pandemic.
Women lined the walls in anticipation. The bride’s mother walked out of the bedroom, parading a white blood-stained bed sheet—a symbol of the newly-wedded bride’s newly-lost virginity. The house erupted in celebration.
A scheme in the Democratic Republic of Congo is giving local communities the right to own and manage rainforest – both providing employment opportunities and halting deforestation.
Tired of American racism, Black Americans are moving to African countries like Ghana where they are free from systemic racism, prejudice, and discrimination.
Makoko, one of the most crowded slums in Lagos, Nigeria, is finally being mapped—a project intertwined with the fight for property rights in the community.
The world watched in awe as the Sudanese people brought about the downfall of long-time dictator Omar al-Bashir in April 2019. Can Sudan now excavate itself from 30 years of dictatorship?
In 1960, about 100,000 turkeys in England suddenly died. Could grain contamination be the cause? Roxanne Scott explores how Nigerian farmers are planning to recover from aflatoxin contamination.
Vivienne Walt and Sebastian Meyer traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo, home to most of the world's cobalt, to see how huge global demand can be met without rampant child labor and corruption.
In a densely populated village outside Mombasa in Kenya, the effects of industrial pollution continue to harm inhabitants. Deborah Bloom chronicles an activist's fight against it.
In May 2018, Hassan Ghedi Santur traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia, to report on former al-Shabab child soldiers and the many challenges that await them once they defect from the group.
Photographer Thomas Dworzak discusses his reporting on Maasai women fighting for their land rights.
Yasmin Bendaas discusses reporting in Algeria—a 2012 project on the disappearing tradition of facial tattoos among the Chaouia and a current project on the effect of climate change on sheepherders.
Nigeria, Russia, and Florida have each had difficulty mounting a strong response to HIV/AIDS, at a time when neighboring countries or states have made progress in bringing their epidemics to an end.
Journalist Tom Gardner discusses a two-part series of articles exploring Ethiopia's so-called "development state" and the crisis of expectations driving mass protest and exodus.
Tom Gardner discusses his reporting as he follows the railway from Addis Ababa to the Djibouti coast examining efforts of the Ethiopian government to use grand infrastructure to develop a poor region.
Take a look inside the classrooms at Kakuma refugee camp and see how the children are struggling to stay in school.
Churches in Ghana are booming and pastors have become some of the richest and most powerful people. But at what price? "Prophets and profits" investigates this boom and its consequences.
As fighting uproots more than a million people, Jack Losh travels to the Central African Republic to report on the country's civil war and humanitarian crisis.
Pulitzer grantee Ejiro Umukoro has spent the lockdown reporting on Nigeria’s shadow pandemic of violence against women and children.
In this webinar, the producers and subjects of "Circus Without Borders," a story of two circuses providing opportunity for expression in Nunavut and Guinea, reflect on identity, culture, and storytelling.
The Pulitzer Center-supported "Mapping Makoko" combines technology, data visualization, and multimedia journalism in an effort to put one of Africa's most unique slums on the map.
The Associated Press project 'Outsourcing Migrants' received an Honorable Mention from the James Foley Awards.
Grantee Amanda Sperber's story on rape survivors in Uganda won the OWM award in the Popular Features category.
In this webinar, Tatenda Ngwaru, an intersex woman who sought asylum in the U.S., shares her story of resilience in conversation with Rob Tokanel who co-directed a documentary about her story.
At a virtual Earth Day event for students, grantee Eliza Barclay speaks on a panel with youth activists, experts, and students about solutions-oriented climate change reporting.
Journalist and editor Jaime Joyce led a webinar for students about how children learn under conditions of migration and displacement.
Pulitzer Center-grantee Amanda Sperber was shortlisted in the 2020 One World Media Awards for her work in Uganda.
Watch a recorded webinar for students in which Dr. Seema Yasmin share her insights on the role of journalism during public health emergencies
Pulitzer Center grantee Nariman El-Mofty received an OPC citation for outstanding work in photography.
The Pulitzer Center-supported series on migration received the Hal Boyle Award in the 2020 OPC Awards.
Students learn about the techniques and value of oral history by looking at examples used in reporting, and developing their own projects by connecting historical events to their own community.
At the start of the school year, students might want to discuss global issues that arose over the summer. This lesson is intended to spark discussion on current events and ways to keep up with them.
Analyzing and understanding the trends for Genetically Modified Crops: How will food security change in Ghana with the innovation of a stronger cowpea?
Engage with the challenges and solutions that communities around the world are grappling with when trying to access vital food sources.
Conflict—difficult to define, but keenly felt. Explore these stories about under-reported aspects of conflict and peacebuilding.
Climate change—an issue that affects us all, no matter where we are in the world. This guide will help begin a conversation about today's under-reported stories surrounding our global crisis.
This lesson introduces students to some of the ways people around the world are fighting climate change in their own communities, and challenges them to take action themselves.
This lesson plan uses resources about women around the world leading nonviolent movements to fight against violence and injustice.
In this project, students explore how we are connected with people across the globe and dive deep into one specific item of their choice to research an issue connected to it.
Students explore Afropunk as a global social catalyst and consider art and fashion's relationship to identity, culture, and social movements.
Independently and collaboratively, students piece together photo puzzles and investigate the stories behind them, all the while considering: Why is it important to seek out the full story?
Indigenous rights and visual literacy take center stage in these activity ideas and classroom resources, using reporting from six countries by Magnum photographers.