The kingdom aspires to be a hub of moderation but in reality remains a conservative, patriarchal society bound by Islamic tenets.
Researchers aim to understand how the world’s second-largest rainforest is responding to — and influencing — global warming.
Scientists use algorithms in effort to forecast ground zero for next animal to human disease crisis.
In Algeria, climate change has led to longer cycles of drought, elevated temperatures, and decreased rainfall. Amidst these environmental changes, sheepherders are working to make ends meet.
African investors, businessmen, and entrepreneurs joined the launch event for Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund seeking opportunities and ways to attract new investment to the continent.
Brussels is betting on an ambitious plan to transform countries like Mali into places people will want to live. But will a makeover be enough to keep would-be migrants home?
Europe is partnering with Libyan militias to prevent African migrants from ever reaching Europe. The result is a detention-industrial complex that turns African migrants into commodities.
My sons have thrived at the small private school in Morocco that admitted them. But the process made me wonder: How do other parents find a school overseas for children with special needs?
Producing more efficient cookstoves has proved lucrative business for some, like Ken Chilewe.
The illegal charcoal business is driving deforestation—but also providing a source of income to thousands of Malawians in poverty.
Kamuzu Central Hospital in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe is one of the few clinics in the country that has a dedicated burns ward.
Household air pollution causes over 13,000 deaths a year in Malawi—but it still can’t get on the country’s health agenda.
Invisible Children's campaign to establish an early warning radio network to prevent future atrocities orchestrated by the LRA.
Pulitzer Center journalist Jina Moore is a winner of the NYU Carter Journalism Institute’s 2011 "Reporting Award". She specializes in covering human rights, foreign affairs and Africa.
Of the 600,000-plus hand pumps installed in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 20 years some 30 percent are known to have failed prematurely.
Sudan's North and South: A legal context to the historic referendum, and a closer look at modern Sudanese history.
Ohio University's Institute for International Journalism (IIJ) hosted Pulitzer Center journalist and Washington Post special correspondent Rebecca Hamilton to talk to students about Sudanese affairs.
'How We Got Here', PRI the World's history podcast features an interview with journalist Rebecca Hamilton on her new book, Fighting for Darfur.
Video highlights from the Pulitzer Center's panel discussion on Sudan held at The George Washington University.
Pulitzer Center/ Human Rights Watch presentation at George Washington University on Lord's Resistance Army. Video highlights.
A National Cathedral Forum event featuring Ida Sawyer and Marcus Bleasdale on the LRA's reign of terror and what the U.S. can do to stop it.
Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army rebels have waged a quarter-century campaign of terror across central Africa. Now America is pledging to eradicate them once and for all. Can it do the job?
In 2010, Mary Wiltenburg was named a finalist for the 2009 Livingston Awards and the Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma for her Christian Science Monitor series on a Tanzanian refugee resettling in the United States.
Mary Wiltenburg has won the International Catholic Union of the Press 2010 Award for Solidarity with Refugees for her Christian Science Monitor series on the resettlement of Bill Clinton Hadam, a refugee from Tanzania, and his family in America.
Sean Carasso founded Falling Whistles, non-profit that campaigns for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo and sells whistles to rehabilitate war-affected children.