Snapshots from Elham Shabahat's travels through Rwanda’s national parks to uncover the impact of conservation, climate change, and development on wildlife and local communities.
On International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, filmmaker Fiona Lloyd-Davies reflects on any progress made.
Near the site of a shuttered lead mine in Zambia's second-largest city, families dig rocks from polluted slag to resell for building materials.
Millions of South Africans live near or on mine waste, but without proper epidemiological studies to use in court, they remain unable to sue mining companies for potential health implications.
At its centennial mark, Anglo American's international mining empire faces a mixed legacy.
A 21-month investigation unveils never-before-seen statistics on South Africa's mine closure system in which money is held for remediation but is never used as mines are not properly closed.
As the world slowly moves away from coal-fired and other fossil fuel-based electricity generation, South Africa sits at a crossroads in determining its future energy portfolio.
Children are the most susceptible victims of lead poisoning in Kabwe, Zambia, the world's most toxic town.
Ingrid Gercama and Nathalie Bertrams visited the burn center at largest hospital in Malawi.
In Malawi, women smoke themselves to death—yet only 0.4 percent of women in the country puff cigarettes. Cooking smoke poses a serious public health threat to the country’s female population.
The smoke of cooking fires makes Malawi’s women and children sick, but not everyone can afford an improved cook stove.
A report from South Sudan.
By Allie Feras. American University's The Eagle
An amplified focus on the genocide in Darfur has drawn international attention away from tragedies occurring in south Sudan, filmmaker Jen Marlowe said at a panel discussion Tuesday evening.
"The peace process that was started [in South Sudan] ... has been allowed to slide back into what looks like a slide back into civil war," Marlowe said.
OneWorld, an online civil society portal, highlighted the Pulitzer Center's reporting initiative on Liberian youth.
One man is using his great wealth to try to help some of the poorest people in Mozambique by attracting more tourists to the beautiful national park of Gorongosa. Scott Pelley reports.
ENOUGH is sponsoring a video contest to raise awareness of the connection between the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the world's demand for electronic products - especially cell phones.
Photojournalist Carlos Villalon has worked for news organizations around the world. He traveled throughout eastern Congo between April and June of 2006, documenting the impact of war, coltan mining and trade on daily life. The Pulitzer Center is pleased to present his work and commentary here, as a supplement to the Center's own project on Congo.