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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        

 

Growing apprehension as Kenyan General Elections approach

There is growing apprehension in Kenya as the August General Elections approach. In the 2007/08 elections, an estimated 1200 people died and over 600,000...

Côte d’Ivoire politicians choose casino over World Refugee Day

The Vatican news agency, Agenzia Fides, reported on June 22, 2017, the disappointing news that several Government Ministers in the Ivory Coast chose to...

ZAMBIA – CHRISTIAN CHURCHES DENOUNCE: “ZAMBIA IS HEADING TOWARDS DICTATORSHIP”

Lusaka (Agenzia Fides) - Zambia is likely to head towards dictatorship, according to the joint statement of the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ),...

Irish Minister highlights work of SMA Shalom initiative at Council of the EU

On 19 May 2017 Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Joe McHugh TD, spoke at the Council of the...

Pope Francis: “the people of God are scandalized” by events in Ahiara, Nigeria

  It's a truly difficult dilemma for Pope Francis. And, true to form, he's taken a tough decision by offering an ultimatum: accept or resign! The...

Two young women, having escaped Boko Haram, tell their harrowing story

We have heard much in recent years about the ruthless insurgency of Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria and within the borders of neighbouring countries. The world...

Plenary Council 2017 – Nairobi, Kenya – Opening Address

The SMA Plenary Council is an annual meeting to evaluate the ongoing mission of the Society and plan for the future. It gathers together...

Cooking Clean – Saving Lives

We tend to take our modern gas and electric stoves and ovens for granted, but in many countries, homes have only kerosene or solid fuel...