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From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The October 2017 World Report

The October 2017 edition of The World Report.

Elder Robert D. Hales Dies at Age 85

Pioneering did not End with Covered Wagons and Handcarts

The Kasue family became instrumental in bringing forth the Gospel to Kenya 20 years before the Church was recognized by the government. Converts pay a price and it is as real as those who crossed the plains over a century ago. Pioneers, such as the Kasue family are raised up by the Lord and prepare strength for the Church organization which follows.  Frequently, such strength begins with one family. 

Saints in Mombasa Give Service at the Wemba Center, a Rehabilitation Center for Street Children

Over a hundred members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mombasa District, gathered at the Wema Center to provide service on the Morning of Saturday 19th August 2017.

Elder and Sister Renlund Host Africa’s Youth at an Inspirational Face to Face.

Elder Dale G. Renlund, accompanied by his wife Sister Ruth Renlund, has hosted an inspirational Face to Face event, at which youth from across Africa could ask questions and receive answers to fortify their faith and testimonies of the Lord Jesus Christ.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Alex Boyé Sings With Mormon Tabernacle Choir

“I don’t sing with my hands behind my back sitting on a chair. I give everything,” said singer Alex Boyé, who was feeling right at home during the annual Pioneer Day concert with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square. “Like a grand homecoming,” said the former choir member, who sang to a large crowd during “Music for a Summer Evening” in the Conference Center on Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City Friday night, July 14, 2017. 


Friday mornings at the Nairobi service center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, would be business as usual. Most employees report to work before 8am and go about their duties, but this particular one was different. The employees arrived early as usual all happy and excited to take part in their first community clean up as a group that was organized by Upperhill District Association.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

Elder Sitati addresses media in East Africa about the Nairobi, Kenya Temple

The Public Affairs office of the Africa Southeast Area and the Kenya National Public Affairs Council have hosted a historic media event in Nairobi, where journalists and senior editors interacted with Elder Joseph W. Sitati, a senior representative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Leaders from both the west and southeast regions of the LDS Church in Africa, were welcomed as guests and participants to the 5th annual African Law and Religion Symposium held in Morocco this week.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

Quick Facts: LDS Church Temples in Africa

Africa is poised to see an unprecedented pace of temple construction as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints witnesses a new phase of growth on the continent.