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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        

 

Who Owns Kenya? Its people or a political elite?

The political crisis in Kenya continues, even after the 2nd General Elections on 26 October 2017, ordered by the judiciary. President Uhuru Kenyatta was returned...

South Africa – President Zuma takes advice from son-in-law to be – and undermines...

"If the plan proceeds‚ it is likely to cause chaos throughout the state system as budgets are allocated according to programmes. It also undermines Finance...

“What ‘Shalom’ do… matters to all of Africa” – Fergal Keane, BBC Africa Editor

"Let me give you a Kenyan example that gladdens my heart. It has a strong Irish connection too. On the eve of the election...

Violence in Niger Republic affects us all

"... the smoke of tyres and that of the tear gas are the sign that what is being burned is the hope of the...

Egypt: Coptic priest murdered in Cairo

On 12 October, an attacker armed with a machete killed Coptic Orthodox priest Samaan Shehata (45) on the outskirts of Cairo. The priest was...

50 years in Ivory Coast

Father Michel Carteron SMA, a member of the SMA Lyons Province (France) has just left the Ivory Coast to return finally to his homeland....

AFRICA/LIBERIA – Presidential elections

"A democratic turning point, but people are waiting for development" says a missionary Monrovia (Agenzia Fides) - "We are voting in a peaceful manner with...

South Africa: ANC expected to postpone vote to replace Zuma

The international community, many of whom were associated with the anti-apartheid movement, continue to look aghast at political developments in South Africa and the...