Church announces Nairobi, Kenya as home of Africa’s next newest temple
Temple Blessings Spreading Across Africa
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced plans to build a temple in Nairobi, Kenya, pushing up the number of temples either planned, operating or under construction in Africa to eight.
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