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Kisumu is ready to #LightTheWorld

BYU-Pathway Worldwide Officially Launches in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

PathwayConnect program is now available to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their close associates who live in Tanzania.

Elder Joseph Sitati and Presiding Bishop Gerald Causse visit Nairobi

On 9 November this year, Elder Joseph W. Sitati, 1st Counselor in the Southeast Area Presidency, held meetings to introduce Bishop Gerald Causse, Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Having been born in Bordeaux, France, Bishop Causse is the third presiding bishop to be born outside of the United...

Directors of Temporal Affairs announced for the Africa Central Area and the Africa South Area

From South Africa NewsroomAfrica Southeast Area President, S. Mark Palmer, announced Brother Steven Maynes as Director of Temporal Affairs for the new Africa Central Area and announced Brother Marius von Mollendorff as Director of Temporal Affairs for the new Africa South Area. 

Newly created Dandora Branch is a boon to members

On Sunday, October 3rd, 2019, President Jadmire Ndivo, Nairobi East Stake President , together with his counsellors created the new Dandora Branch. This new branch location saves many steps for members previously attending Buruburu (Nairobi 1st ward and Nairobi 2nd ward) and Lucky Summer Wards

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Kisumu Branch breaks ground for the First chapel in the Kisumu District

Kisumu District members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and invited guests join hands to break ground for a new chapel in the Kibuye area of Kisumu town in Kenya.

President Nelson’s Global Ministry to Continue in Southeast Asia

From Hong Kong NewsroomThese global faith leaders will visit four countries in seven days, with trips to Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore and Indonesia, from November 15 to November 22, 2019.

October 2019 General Conference News and Announcements

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

General conferences of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints take place every six months, originating in the 21,000-seat Conference Center in Salt Lake City and reaching a global audience estimated to be in the millions. Below is a summary of news and announcements from the October 2019 proceedings

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General Conference Leadership Sessions Begin

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Nelson announced a change in the Church’s policy related to witnesses who participate in baptisms in local congregations and in temple work.

Nairobi Stakes celebrate World Cleanup Day

On Saturday, the 21st of September, 2019, Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the  Nairobi East and West Stakes participated in World Cleanup Day by cleaning  Uhuru Park. They responded to Presidents George K. Munene and Jadmire Ndivo by turning up on time and in large numbers ready to work.