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trees_featherLiving in and involved with the communities in which we work, we in the SMA witness on a daily basis the struggle of Africa to achieve its potential in today’s world.
Africa for the SMA is the continent where we have found:
– a welcome
– an openness to receiving God’s  Word
– an attraction that inspires our missionaries to spend and give their lives.  At present, SMA works in 16 countries in Africa. For more information about any of these countries click on the name of country below
Angola Benin Central African Rep D R Congo Egypt
Ghana Ivory Coast Kenya Liberia Morocco
Niger Nigeria South Africasouth_africa_flag Tanzaniatanzania TogoFlag of Togo
Zambia        

 

Nelson Mandela Day – 18th July – His vision for a better world

"In the end, I believe it is kindness and generous accommodation that are the catalyst for real change..." - Nelson Mandela Mandela's vision for a...

A Call for Restraint – Nigerian National Peace Committee Statement

The Provincial of the OLA Sisters, Sr Kathleen McGarvey OLA, has forwarded an email received on July 11, 2017, from Arthur-Martins AGINAM, Ph.D, from...

‘Convoy Faith’ and the Battle of the Atlantic – 74th Anniversary

Editor's Note: 74 years ago today, several SMA and OLA missionaries were sailing towards Casablanca, having been evacuated on the late evening of July...

The rocky road to Kenya’s elections

Editor's Note: The following report has been written for the IRIN news agency (10 July 2017) by Anjli Parrin, which highlights growing tensions in Kenya in the run-up to...

Really Big Little Miracles in Liberia

My friend Michael Elliott... used to say that we live in an “age of miracles.” I thought of that while in the village with the...

Good News – Despite What You’ve Heard? You decide…

GANTA, Liberia — Cheer up: Despite the gloom, the world truly is becoming a better place. Indeed, 2017 is likely to be the best...

African “His-Story” by Gil Scott Heron

The great Steve Biko, founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa, the subject of the Richard Attenborough movie 'Cry Freedom', might well...

The peace builders of Northern Kenya; Successful research-led model spreads to other African nations

Editors Note: The following article was published on 2nd July 2017, by EurekAlert! and is being picked up by several news and web outlets...