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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        

 

South Africa: 197 ANC MPs vote in favour of approving Zuma’s pension

"Thabo Mbeki said... that under Zuma’s leadership, corruption would be institutionalised and become normal in government and the ANC.” - Vusi Mavimbela According to The South...

Parishes across Ireland asked to support World Mission Sunday this weekend

'Miles for Mission’ 5k to take place in the Phoenix Park on Saturday October is ‘Mission Month’ and this year’s theme is “Christian Families are...

NIGERIA: 11-year-old genius who is inspired by Michelangelo

"We used to tell him don't see yourself like a roadside artist. Believe you can have a name like Michelangelo, like da Vinci." - Adeniyi...

The danger of religious immigration for the churches of Africa

“The priesthood and the religious life must not become a springboard for fleeing Africa simply because it is poor.” - Archbishop Marcellin Yao Kouadio of Daloa,...

Female Chief Terminates 850 Child Marriages in Malawi and Sends Girls Back to School

A Malawian female chief has established a new law to prevent child marriage in Malawi and has terminated approximately 850 child marriages across the...

AFRICA/TOGO – SMA and OLA Missionaries inspire first dental clinic in Kolowaré

A Smile for Africa The Vatican news agency, Agenzia Fides (25 September 2018), reported on a mobile dental clinic that SMA and OLA Missionaries have...

Please Pray for the safe return of Fr Pierluigi Maccalli SMA

The SMA Provincial Leadership is asking that we include in the Prayers of the Faithful at our community and public Masses a prayer for...

‘AFRICA’S GREAT GREEN WALL’ – A SHALOM PERSPECTIVE

By Esther Kibe, MA, Shalom Communication Office, Nairobi, Kenya.   ‘AFRICA’S GREAT GREEN WALL’; THE DREAM BECOMING REALITY HAS COMMENCED. WHERE? The southern perimeter of the Sahara...