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Africa

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        

 

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My experience in South Africa

My experience in South Africa Louise Loughran hails from Co Tyrone. Louise is a member of the Friends of Africa (FOA). She recounts her visit...
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Divine Mercy parish, Ndola, Zambia

Parish coming to birth… with the help of the Irish Mercy Sisters...   Fr Brian O’Kane SMA hails from Omagh, Co Tyrone. Since...
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Some history of Lodwar diocese, Kenya

Lodwar diocese rejoices Fr Joseph Ekomwa is a priest of Lodwar diocese, studying at the Angelicum University in Rome. With the installation last month...

Ivory Coast situation deteriorates

Human rights are not being respected in Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan (Agenzia Fides) – The confrontation between the armed forces of Côte d'Ivoire, who...
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3rd Bishop of Gbarnga appointed

Fr Anthony Fallah Borwah appointed as Bishop of Gbarnga, Liberia Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Fr Anthony Falah Borwah as the 3rd bishop of Gbarnga...

Massacre in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Abidjan - “The two factions are denying responsibility for the massacre at the market. Gbagbo's online newspapers even accuse Ouattara's 'Burkinabé mercenaries' of...

Civilians abandoning parts of Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Civilians abandoning their houses in the districts of Abidjan victims of the fighting Abidjan (Agenzia Fides) - “Clashes continue in the districts of Abobo...

Italian SMA witnesses to events in Cairo

Italian SMA witnesses to events in Cairo Fr Renzo Mandirola SMA is a former Provincial of the SMA Italian Province. He also served on the...