In a little-known archipelago in the western Indian Ocean, a migration crisis that has claimed up to 50,000 lives is unfolding largely unnoticed by the outside world.
Meet the trees, get to know their superpowers, and learn how scientists are trying to protect them.
The country successfully toppled a dictator. Now it's in an epic battle to secure freedom.
More than one billion people live in homes with unsanitary dirt floors. This U.S. business school graduate aims to change that, starting in Rwanda.
The facility is jam-packed with nearly 1,200 migrants, including hundreds who fled from abuse at other detention centers in hopes of sanctuary.
Many forecasts for climate change assume that tropical forests will continue to offset human emissions as the world warms. What if they don’t?
From France to Kenya to India and Malawi, women are feeling more empowered to make their voices heard—and to demand gender equality.
How do you parent a child whose life is a reminder of violence?
Senegal is facing new challenges with the rise of obesity and diabetes in its population. While the factors causing this change may be easily discernible, the solutions are not always as simple.
Journey into the wilds of the Congo rain forest with scientists trying to locate a shockingly large peatland so that they can help to preserve it.
Sexual violence is normalized in Ugandan culture, while sex and sexuality are so taboo that nobody discusses them. Passionate women are rising up to lead the fight against these harmful norms.
Students at an American charity school in Liberia almost lost their institution to a notorious sex abuse scandal, forcing the academy to close. Then a new, Liberian-run organization formed to re-open the school. In Monrovia, Monique John follows one student on her first day back in class.
Crashes by heavy commercial vehicles not only lead to loss of lives but also have a negative impact to the economy in East Africa.
Pollution sickens and kills millions of people worldwide each year. This project explores the most toxic places with a focus on causes, consequences and possible solutions.
In February 2016, Uganda strongman Yoweri Museveni won another election which opposition groups and international observers say was not free and fair.
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.
Ebola survivors could be carrying live Ebola virus in their eyes. Many of them are going blind, but in fear of the epidemic's resurgence, hardly anyone is doing anything about it.
Poverty and unemployment have driven some youth in southern Niger to form violent gangs known as palais—attractive recruitment targets for Boko Haram. But one man is fighting back.
The Lord's Resistance Army is in remission. Ugandan forces will soon be heading home. But a radio network tracking the rebel group's movements indicates Joseph Kony is mounting a comeback.
Murders of environmental and land rights campaigners are on the increase worldwide.
Gambia's dictator, Yahya Jammeh, has stayed in power for over 20 years. A U.S.-based group decided to get rid of him once and for all.
As Liberia grapples to care for thousands of Ebola survivors, scientists strive to understand post-Ebola syndrome.
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.
Jason Motlagh reports on the battle against Boko Haram guerrillas, the aftermath of their reign and the underlying social and economic factors that fueled their rise.
Pulitzer Center grantee Greg Constantine talks about issues faced by the Rohingya, an ethnic minority in Myanmar who have been denied citizenship.
Some of the biggest criticisms of international aid are coming from self-reflective aid workers who question their role and the role of their employers in developing nations.
Sharif Abdel Kouddous talks about his return to Cairo after the fall of Hosni Mubarak to report on the continuing struggle for reform and social justice.
Pulitzer Center grantee Kathryn Joyce traveled to Ethiopia to report on the sudden surge in international adoptions--the country's lucrative new "export industry."
Washington area students--from three-year olds to university undergrads--learned about critical global issues from Pulitzer Center photojournalists.
Reporting from Tripoli, Pulitzer Center grantee William Wheeler looks at Libya's attempt to transform itself into a stable, peaceful and democratic country.
Lauryn and Janay from School Without Walls in Washington, DC report on Teenage Prostitution in the US.
Former indentured servants share their experiences as "Kamlaris" and their hopes for the future.
From discussing the role of journalism in ending the epidemic to focusing on women and HIV, Pulitzer Center-supported journalists present their reporting in panels, workshops and exhibitions.
Six-part multimedia interactive in association with International Consortium of Investigative Journalists focused on investigation into dozens of Australian mining companies in Africa.
Pulitzer Center grantees cover progress and challenges in the worldwide fight against AIDS.
Both men and women want to end the practice of female genital mutilation, according to new data released by UNICEF.
This week's News Bite lesson investigates Jon Cohen's reporting on South Africa's efforts to prevent the spread of HIV.
In 1971, Israel believed that Ugandan military officer Idi Amin would serve as loyal ally. It soon learned otherwise.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Photojournalists win top prizes for their reporting from Canada to Kenya.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
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.
Comprehensive, interactive reporting project by Ian James and Steve Elfers for The Desert Sun and USA Today is honored by the Overseas Press Club for environmental reporting.