Category Archives: Leaders

Elder and Sister Renlund talk with Mormon youth in Africa

Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Ruth, hosted a regional Face to Face event Saturday, August 5, 2017. Source: LDS Newsroom

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Elder Sitati Addresses Race, Self-Reliance and Church Growth in Africa

Elder Sitati of the Seventy spoke at the “Black, White and Mormon” conference Friday, October 9, 2015. Read more at Mormon Newsroom

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New African leaders announced

President Uchtdorf announced several African leaders this weekend during General Conference: Walter Chatora, 48, Johannesburg, South Africa, area seventy W. Jean-Pierre Lono, 54, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, area seventy Tasara Makasi, 40, Johannesburg, South Africa, area seventy Khumbulani Mdletshe, … Continue reading

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‘Great day’ for the Church, for Africa

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles recently spent 10 days with Latter-day Saints in West Africa, observing incredible growth and activity in a relatively young area of the Church. via LDS Church News.

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South African called to YW general board

Dorah Mkhabela, 47, Florida Ward, Soweto South Africa Stake; born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to Peter Magezi and Annah Tsatsawani; received secondary teaching diploma from Transvaal College of Education; teacher; married Jackson Mkhabela, three children; served as branch Relief Society … Continue reading

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New African general authorities

The church announced this weekend several new general authorities in Afica: Edward Dube, of Zimbabwe, First Quorum of the Seventy M.T. Ben Davis, of Ghana, Area Seventy Mervyn C. Giddey, of South Africa, Area Seventy John A. Koranteng, of Ghana, … Continue reading

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Apostle visits Ivory Coast, is ‘impressed with exceptional spirit’

Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve, traveled to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on Feb. 8-11 — visiting the West African nation months after an armed conflict that embroiled the country during 2010 and 2011. Read more at LDS … Continue reading

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