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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


Fulani herdsmen suspected of murdering 2 priests and 16 parishoners at mass

"Violating a place of worship, killing priests and worshippers is not only vile, evil and satanic, it is clearly calculated to stoke up religious...

Women’s UN Report Network criticize Nigerian Government over Dapchi abductions

Editor's Note: This month we commemorate the 4th anniversary of the kidnapping by Boko Haram of 276 female students from a Government boarding school...

Letter from the SMA to the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment

“And I put it to you as President of Ireland, how do we want to be seen from abroad? Giving a lead in matters...

Congo: African anger should be heard by apologists of empire – Fergal Keane

"African anger on the question of colonialism is growing. I have encountered it from Johannesburg to Kinshasa and Nairobi. It is not an atavistic...

Address by President Michael D Higgins, Áras an Uachtaráin, 26 March 2018

Desertification - Ireland’s role in this global challenge Editor's Note: On Monday 26 March 2018, His Excellency, President Michael D. Higgins, addressed a large...

Emerald Isle can play leading role in Africa’s Great Green Wall

Ireland's history of famine and oppression – especially the historic refugee crisis sparked by the Great Hunger of 1845-1852 – in many ways echoes...

The SMA ‘Laudato Tree Project’ inaugurated by the President of Ireland

On Monday evening, March 26, 2018, President Michael D. Higgins and Mrs Sabina Higgins welcomed the Society of African Missions and many friends and...

Religion and Conflict; religious-based justification of violence in Eastern Africa

"... there is often a ‘war of ideas’ at the heart of conflict and violence. There is a need for religious leaders to have...