Patrick Egwu is an award-winning freelance journalist based in Nigeria who reports on global health, education, religion, conflict and other development issues in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa. He has been published in African Arguments, FT's This is Africa, Ozy, BRIGHT Magazine, and IJNet, among others.

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Young Catholic uses radio to press for climate action in Nigeria

Ekene Odigwe, a popular presenter with Radio Nigeria, is one of Nigeria's leading young climate champions, advocating for positive action on his interactive weekly show, "Climate Time."

Africa Faith and Justice Network advocates for child rights in Nigeria

A D.C.-based Catholic network is training sisters and others in Nigeria to promote the welfare of children and women, with workshops focused on ending child exploitation and violence against women.


German Catholics mark Berlin Wall anniversary

Commentary: "It shows the triumph of good over evil": NCR speaks with Catholics in Berlin, who reminisced about the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago.

Nigeria's interfaith council fosters peaceful Christian-Muslim relations

Since 1999, an interfaith council of 50 Muslim and Christian members has been providing a forum for interreligious dialogue in Nigeria to diffuse tensions and build trust in a nation with a history of conflict and where extremist voices often get more attention.