This investigation reveals the scale of operations of America’s elite combat troops in Africa.
Travel restrictions brought on by the pandemic have made it difficult for some Kenyans to obtain supplies and have greatly exacerbated transportation issues throughout the country.
In Kenya, poor communities are getting more access to clean, safe water as they work to combat the spread of COVID-19.
Community-driven initiatives to provide water, sanitation, and awareness in Kibera, the largest informal settlement in Africa, are also helping protect vulnerable residents against COVID-19
The InfoNile team tells the story of their cross-border data journalism investigation covering large-scale foreign land deals in the Nile River basin of Africa.
Huge swaths of land acquired by foreign investors in Africa's Nile River Basin export profits and displace communities.
From France to Kenya to India and Malawi, women are feeling more empowered to make their voices heard—and to demand gender equality.
An investor was given a 25 year lease to initiate agricultural projects in Yala Swamp within Kenya. The resulting saga between Dominion Farms Limited and the local community illuminates the economic and environmental tensions central to similar land acquisition deals.
Anti-FGM law advocates say the law is not enough. It will take education to help stop the practice.
Part 6 of the six-piece "Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?" series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
This is Part 5 of the six-part "Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?" series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
Part 4 of the six-piece 'Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?' series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
Crashes by heavy commercial vehicles not only lead to loss of lives but also have a negative impact to the economy in East Africa.
A rare, detailed look at one of the world’s most important battles against terrorism. PBS NewsHour goes on the front lines as Al Shabaab tries to terrorize and recruit inside of Kenya.
As more Africans risk their lives trying to leave their homelands, people in one area of rural Kenya rely on a woman who has built a career on safely transporting them to Europe.
Al Shabab targeted non-Somali Kenyans in the northeast, sending them fleeing to safer parts of Kenya. Now the region must stand on its own.
An on-the-ground look at efforts in Africa and the United States to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
A seemingly harmless restriction on U.S. foreign aid money has effectively blocked abortion access across Kenya. This project will explore the ripple effects that policy has on women's lives.
Kenya continues to lose 7,000 mothers to preventable deaths each year. If the solutions are known, why has there been so little progress in saving their lives?
Turkana in Kenya’s arid north is the most important place you’ve likely never heard of, quintessential to understanding mankind. Now, Turkana has oil. Is it a pending resource-curse catastrophe?
Global hunger affects nearly one billion people. Emergency food is not enough. This project examines some fundamental yet often overlooked interventions, most of which do not involve food at all.
Nairobi’s Dandora Municipal Dump Site has been officially "full" for years and is implicated in a host of diseases--yet provides employment to scavengers. Views from the dump and from those nearby.
From the slums of Nairobi to the sugar plantations of the Dominican Republic to the far reaches of Bangladesh, entire communities live without citizenship rights. They are “the stateless”.
This reporting initiative partners African and US journalists to explore critical challenges in reproductive health and family planning—and what they mean for life, death and socio-economic stability.
Pulitzer Center grantee Sam Loewenberg discusses his reporting on chronic hunger and the causes behind it.
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 Samuel Loewenberg talks about the challenges that refugees escaping famine in Somalia face as they cross the border into Kenya.
Pulitzer Center grantee Stephanie Hanes talks about the worldwide phenomenon of statelessness and the diversity within stateless populations.
Pulitzer Center grantees Daniella Zalcman, Jake Naughton, Xyza Bacani, and Souvid Datta have been featured in Photo District News' 30 List.
The Population Institute awarded Laura Bassett the Global Media Award for her story "Instruments of Oppression."
Photojournalists win top prizes for their reporting from Canada to Kenya.
Paul Nevin's focus on child-maternal health in Kenya and Jae Lee's on emergency care in Uganda take national prizes. Reporting on Maasai women by Sydney Combs places as finalist.
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.
Do you save one life at the cost of 10?
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
Two journalists from Nepal and one journalist from Kenya receive honor, plan to work in collaboration with Pulitzer Center and Global Press Journal.
Micah Albert travels back to Dandora, three years later, and finds the woman he photographed for what became an award-winning picture.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
The neighborhood of garishly opulent mansions is aptly known to locals as "Cocainebougou," or Cocaine Town. It stands as testament to the sudden collapse of Mali.
Photojournalist Micah Albert wins first place in the contemporary issues category in the 56th World Press Photo Contest for his work covering the Dandora dump in Kenya.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The following serves as a resource for DC public school teachers working with the District's tenth grade history standards, providing teachers with a list of Pulitzer Center projects in line with...
Use PBS Newshour video reporting on the causes and consequences of attacks by Al Shabaab in Kenya to lead discussions around the causes and consequences of community violence.
This Masters-level lesson introduces journalism as an important tool for public health students and researchers to communicate complex public health issues in an accessible way for the general...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This Masters level lesson introduces journalism as an important tool for public health students and researchers to communicate complex public health issues in an accessible way for the general...
In the following lesson, students will analyze several resources about the dangers of motorcycles, and by the end, they will write a summary about the dangers of motorcycles.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
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.