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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


Nigerian politicians accused, following priest’s burning to death

In an interview with FIDES - the Vatican News Agency - Bishop Luka Sylvester Gopep, Auxiliary bishop of Minna diocese, Nigeria, spoke of the...

Nigerian Bishop sets the record straight for President Higgins

On Pentecost Sunday last, the Catholic community of Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria were brutally attacked and many killed and injured. Newspapers were quick to...

Beyond Planting Trees: Let Communities Lead Restoration

The 17th of June is marked as  International Day to Combat Desertification.  Here we link to an article written by staff of the UN...

Terrorism and violence: unsustainable situation in West African countries

"The West African sub-region is unfortunately becoming the bastion of terrorism in Africa. A situation that is becoming increasingly worrying", writes Fr Donald Zagore,...

Easter in Kolowaré, Togo

Easter 2021! A special and memorable day. In front of our church in Kolowaré we have two new “washbasins”, the latest type, commonly known...

Planned exclusion of refugees from vaccination

The Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS) is calling for equity in vaccine distribution. “Equal access to vaccinations is necessary to ensure public health for all in...

Another Catholic church in northern Nigeria burned and destroyed

The Vatican News Agency – FIDES – is reporting the destruction of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Kikwari, Kajuru County in the Archdiocese...

Police brutality: Archbishop of Lagos calls for clarification

AFRICA/NIGERIA -s (Agenzia Fides) "Recently there have been reports and videos documenting that members of the Nigerian police, in particular SARS operatives, have been...