Obianuju Ekeocha

Obianuju Ekeocha is Nigerian and has for the past seven years been living and working in the United Kingdom as a Biomedical Scientist.

Her articles including “Open Letter to Melinda Gates” and “In Defense of Dignity and Authentic Development” have been translated and published by the Vatican’s Pontifical Council of the Laity as well as other websites, media outlets and newspapers. She is a member of Catholic Voices UK.

Obianuju is also the founder of Culture of Life Africa (,  an initiative dedicated to the preservation and promotion of a Culture of Life in Africa through the dissemination of good information, sensitisation and education. Her passion and privilege is to work in defense of the sanctity and dignity of life.

An African woman’s “Thank-you” letter to Meriam Ibrahim
26 Jul 2014 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Islam, Meriam Ibrahim
The Nigerian woman who made news two years ago with an open letter to Melinda Gates has written another, this time to Meriam Ibrahim, the sudanese woman who was jailed for 'apostasy'.

The Vibrant Faith of Africa
23 Jul 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: reproductive health, faith
As Pope Francis meets millions of young people in Rio Brazil for the World Youth Day 2013, Obianuju Ekeocha, founder of Culture of Life Africa reflects on her recent visit to Nigeria and the beacon of faith and life the African continent offers the world. It begins with a video made by the author.

Unmasking the W.E.I.R.D nations killing Africa’s children
1 May 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: safe abortion, safe motherhood, saaf, w.i.e.r.d
In spite of economic difficulties in their own backyard, and despite claims to nobler motives, the governments of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland and Norway unite to sustain a massive injection of funds to some infanticidal projects in Africa.

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