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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        

 

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...
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Bishop of Mongu, Zambia appointed

New Bishop of Mongu appointed    Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – The Holy Father Benedict XVI, on 15 February 2011, accepted the resignation from...
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Illegal mining continues in DR Congo

Illegal mining continues in the Democratic Republic of Congo Kinshasa (Agenzia Fides) - The suspension of mining activities in some areas of east Democratic Republic...
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Benedictines celebrate

Benedictines in Nigeria celebrate Fr Vincent Mordi OSB was joined by his Benedictine community at Ewu-Ishan, Edo State Nigeria in a triple celebration on...
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Archbishop Francis resigns

Archbishop Michael Francis resigns The resignation of Most Rev Michael Kpakala Francis (pictured left) as Archbishop of Monrovia, Liberia, has been accepted by Pope Benedict...
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SMA House, Abuja, Nigeria opens

SMA House in Abuja officially opened Saturday, 29 January 2011, saw the official opening and blessing of the new Headquarters for the SMA in Nigeria....

Pressure increases on Ivory Coast President

Diplomatic and economic pressures increase to force Gbagbo to surrender power Abidjan (Agenzia Fides)- Nigeria intends to ask the UN Security Council for a...