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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        

 

President Higgins speaks to Pope Francis about Africa’s Great Green Wall

In the lead up to the visit of Pope Francis, the Society of African Missions was contacted by Aras an Uachtaráin and informed that...

SMA Nominated for major United Nations Award

In recognition of your excellent work, we... nominate the Society of African Missions for the 2018-19 UNCCD 'Land for Life' Awards, which provides global...

Africa’s Kofi Annan, dies, aged 80

The Society of African Missions sends its heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, the people of Ghana and all Africa, following the news that...

Irish Minister praises SMA’s Climate Justice achievements at launch of ‘Laudato Tree and Great...

I am here to recognise the achievement of the Society of African Missions in launching the Laudato Tree project today – a symbol of...

SMA helps secure €1.2 million for Africa’s Great Green Wall

The Society of African Missions has, since late September 2017, championed the cause of Africa's Great Green Wall. On Wednesday, 8 August 2018, the...

The phenomenon of Ivory Coast microbes – machete wielding ‘baby-gangs’

"It is necessary to revive... political power … exemplary leaders who inspire the universal values of justice, democracy, tolerance, rights and above all...

Returning Home – a radio documentary about 6 Irish missionary sisters

"For me personally, it was a privilege to meet these remarkable women. Though humble about what they did, they shared their experiences with great...

Another Catholic priest kidnapped in Nigeria – Bishops’ rebuke President

“If the president cannot keep our country safe, then he automatically loses the trust of the citizens. He should no longer continue to preside...