Category Archives: Stakes & Districts

New district in Nigeria

The Church organized a new district in central Nigeria on July 16th. The Otukpo Nigeria District was organized from the Otukpo Branch – a former mission branch in the Nigeria Enugu Mission. Two new branches were also created at the … Continue reading

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New stake in South Africa

The Church organized a new stake in Eastern Cape Province on July 9th. The Mdantsane South Africa Stake was organized from a division of the East London South Africa Stake. The new stake includes the following five wards: the East … Continue reading

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10 new stakes to be created in West Africa during rest of 2017

A recent article on the Ghana Mormon Newsroom site indicates that the Church in West Africa expects to organize 10 new stakes in the Africa West Area before the end of 2017. Source: LDS Church Growth

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First branch created in Mali

The first official branch in Mali was organized on July 9. . . . The Bamako Branch was organized under the administration of the Cote d’Ivoire Abidjan Mission. Local members report that the first branch president is not a Malian … Continue reading

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New district in South Africa

The Church organized a new district in northeastern South Africa on July 2nd. The Polokwane South Africa District was organized from a division of the Tzaneen South Africa District. The new district includes the following three branches: the Mokopane, Polokwane, … Continue reading

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New stakes created in Ghana, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone; New districts created in Côte d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone

Ghana The Church organized a new stake in Ghana on June 25th. The Koforidua Ghana Stake was created from the the Koforidua Ghana District. The new stake includes the following seven wards and four branches: the Adweso, Asokore, Effiduase, Koforidua … Continue reading

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First branch created in Guinea

Yesterday, the Church organized its first official branch in the West African country of Guinea. The Conakry Branch was created and the new branch was assigned to the Sierra Leone Freetown Mission. Source: LDS Church Growth

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