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South Sudan

War Pushes South Sudan Toward Famine

CASSANDRA VINOGRAD BENTIU, South Sudan — For five months, Nyabany and her five children had avoided the gunfire. But they were dying all the same. Read more on Pulitzer Center

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News and Press Release
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Pulitzer Center
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08 Jan 2017

Kenya

Kenya: School Is Back in Session in Garissa, for Now

ARIEL ZIRULNICK MANDERA and GARISSA, Kenya — Teaching finally resumed last week at Garissa University, the northeast Kenyan college where al-Shabab killed 148 people last April. The attack by the al Qaeda-linked group, which over the last five…

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News and Press Release
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Pulitzer Center
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24 Jan 2016

Kenya

Ethnic Somalis are Dying in Kenya, and Some Say the Government is to Blame

ARIEL ZIRULNICK MANDERA, Kenya — A growing number of Kenya’s ethnic Somalis have vanished or turned up dead after being detained amid a crackdown by security forces on Islamist extremists. Read the full article.

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News and Press Release
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Pulitzer Center
Posted:
10 Jan 2016

Uganda + 5 more

The Emergency Care Crisis in Uganda

JAE LEE Francis Kyakulaga, a district sanitation manager, and I had finished eating a meal at the ground floor restaurant of the Mwaana Hotel on the Trans-African Highway in Uganda. During the meal, we noticed an increasing…

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News and Press Release
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Pulitzer Center
Posted:
21 Dec 2015

Uganda

Fresh Water in a Village Called Death

Lake Victoria is the second-largest freshwater lake in the world, and it is at Agnes Nansubuga's front door in the village of Walumbe. So naturally, that's where she used to fetch her drinking water. Unfortunately, it…

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News and Press Release
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Pulitzer Center
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11 Sep 2014

Uganda + 1 more

Lessons of Aboke

ROGER THUROW ABOKE, Uganda — At St. Mary’s secondary school for girls, lessons literally grow on the trees. Philosophical statements and encouraging aphorisms, painted in white letters on green pieces of sheet metal, hang on the trees that…

Format:
News and Press Release
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Pulitzer Center
Posted:
24 Jun 2014

Kenya + 5 more

New Dangers Threaten Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp

Published November 10, 2012 Samuel Loewenberg KAKUMA, Kenya —The Kakuma refugee camp is 60 miles from Sudanese border, in the uppermost reaches of the arid Turkana region of Kenya. It was opened in 1992 to house the 16,000…

Format:
News and Press Release
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Pulitzer Center
Posted:
12 Nov 2012

South Sudan + 1 more

Untold Consequences of a Hidden War

CÉDRIC GERBEHAYE, FOR THE PULITZER CENTER The Khartoum regime continues to wage a war against the rebels of South Kordofan and the Blue Nile in Sudan. Humanitarian aid agencies and journalists have found that access to these…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Pulitzer Center
Posted:
09 Apr 2012