Quick Facts: LDS Church Temples in Africa

Quick Facts: LDS Church Temples in Africa

Africa's era of temple construction begins

News Release

Africa is poised to see an unprecedented pace of temple construction as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints witnesses a new phase of growth on the continent. With the April 2017 announcement of the Nairobi Kenya Temple, Africa now has a total of eight temples either announced, under construction or operating.

Here is the latest status update about temples in Africa:

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Current Operating Temples: Aba, Nigeria; Accra, Ghana; Johannesburg, South Africa.

Recently Announced: Abidjan, Ivory Coast; Harare, Zimbabwe; Nairobi, Kenya.

Under Construction: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Durban, South Africa.

 

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