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From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

First Presidency and NAACP Leaders Call for Greater Civility, Racial Harmony

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the national leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) are calling for greater civility and racial harmony.

Together We Raise Awareness

On May 9, 2018 a meeting was held in Nairobi with the Coordinating Council Public Affairs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to break bread with Dr. Joel Okindoh, pastor in the Seventh Day Adventist Church and Public Affairs Director for Africa, stationed in Kenya. The topic discussed was the All Africa Liberty Religious Conference to be held in September in Kigali, Rwanda.

Who Needs Me Today?

The stake presidents and the Kenya Nairobi Mission President have asked all ward and branch members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to help donate to the Solai Dam disaster victims in Kenya. President Ndivo asked the members of the Church, “to contribute whatever they have, not limited to blankets, mattresses, dried food stuffs, dried milk, etc.”

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Announces Plan for Worldwide Initiative for Children and Youth

For years, Church leaders have been preparing a new initiative to teach and provide leadership and development opportunities to all children and youth, to support families and to strengthen youth everywhere as they develop faith in the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

FAQ for New Initiative for Children and Youth Development

The following FAQ addresses a new initiative from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for its children and youth development.

Humanitarian Projects in Kenya

Senior missionary couples serve for 18 months to two years, without compensation, for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They learn to love the people. It becomes a part of their lives. They are grateful for the opportunity to serve, changing lives, including their own.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

The Youth of Africa Embrace Family History

Young people research their family histories and help their grandparents with research at the Family History Center in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Meeting the Prophet in Nairobi

With abundant coverage of President Nelson’s conference in Nairobi, interaction with the audience is further emphasized in this exclusive video.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Arrives in Africa

East African Mormons look forward to a Nairobi temple

By Fredrick Nzwili | April 18, 2018 published in Religious News Weekly