News Releases

Mormon Helping Hands Clean-up Changamwe

Members from three branches of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, wearing their trademark yellow shirts provided volunteer community service. These volunteers invited friends and families to assemble early in the morning to be transported to the venue by matatus, for the purpose of cleaning the debris and trash along the roadside. Their goal was to clean a section of the community, making a cleaner and more environmentally presentable neighborhood—one small locality at a time

Introducing the Church with Streetboarding

Sister Mkhize and Sister Sehlako, missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, had a bright idea and carried it through. They set up a table at Hardy Post Mall and offered free literature to anyone who was interested. Their mission was to get the Church known in Karen, a lovely area where homes are gated, and it is next to impossible to meet people there. On July 7th four missionary areas—Langata, Rongai, Ngong and Nakuru, combining both Elders and Sister Missionaries to accomplish their goal at Hardy Post.

The Church in Chyulu Emerald Hills

Hidden in the Chyulu Hills, the beautiful Makutano Chapel has long held dear memories for the saints of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

YSA Displays the Greatest Show on Earth

Late afternoon on July 7, 2018, at the Upper Hill meetinghouse, the Young Single Adults (YSA) gathered for an amazing display of talent. Marc Otieno, The Greatest Showman of the evening mastered the ceremony and reiterated the guidelines of modesty, no profanity, nothing racist or tribal and nothing related to drugs—however, jumping high was allowed. Otieno kept the talent show lively.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

Family History, The Oral and Written Records of the Africa Southeast Area

In an interview with Wayne Van As, Area Manager for FamilySearch, Brother     Van As discusses oral and written family history records.

Fireside Discloses Life Line for Kenyan’s Education

As access to higher education is a challenge to many in the world, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched The Pathway Connect Program to assist those who would want to secure their future.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

LDS Members serve as volunteers at the World Cup

Russia has declared 2018 the “Volunteer Year”.

Mormons Help Solai Flood Victims

A devastating flood affected many people as over 200 homes were washed away with the breach of the Solai Dam near Nakuru, Kenya on April 9, 2018. A wall of water gushing from the Solai Dam that was filled to overcapacity due to the high rain runoff, collapsed during the night and caused the death of 47 people in addition to the destruction of homes and personal property.

Be One: Celebrating the Priesthood in Kenya

The Young Single Adults (YSA) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1978 revelation on the priesthood at a fireside at the Upperhill Chapel in Nairobi, Kenya.

Bringing the Church Out of Obscurity in Kenya

After reading an article in one of Kenya's daily newspapers, Silas Obyekha took it upon himself to find out what The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was all about.