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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


1st anniversary of the abduction of Fr. Luigi Maccalli SMA – Let us Remember

Editor's Note: On Tuesday, 17 September 2019, we commemorate the 1st anniversary of the abduction of our Italian SMA confrere, Fr. Pier Luigi Maccalli....

Priest killed in Nigeria on way to mediate peace

According to some historical studies the two populations lived in harmony until the advent of British colonization, when the colonial authorities favored the...

‘The Great Green Wall’ Film Documentary: Trailer

Editor's Note: Today the SMA is proud to offer to our readers the trailer of the climate change documentary The Great Green Wall, an...

Address of Pope Francis to members of SMA 21st General Assembly

  I encourage you to persevere, with renewed enthusiasm and dynamism, on the path travelled by the Society of African Missions and which has produced...

Armageddon in the Amazon Rainforest!

Editor's Note: Brazilian President Bolsonaro blamed NGOs for starting the thousands of fires that have cruelly consumed vast swathes of the Amazon Rainforest. Irish...

SHALOM mediate the road less travelled

Editor's Note: It was a dangerous road once dreaded. Now the Shalom Centre for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation has empowered ethnic communities in the...

The Doctor of Lampudusa turned MEP to fight for Migrants Rights

"How is it possible that it's becoming a crime to save someone at sea?" - Dr. Pietro Bartolo, the doctor of Lampedusa  Editor's Note: The BBC...

Remembering Fr. Luigi Maccalli SMA – abducted 11 months ago – today!

"Father Gigi Maccalli: "Stubborn witness of the Gospel among the poorest" Editor's Note: Today marks the 11th month of the abduction of Fr. Pierluigi Maccalli...