News Releases

Africa Southeast Area Church History Department convenes seminar for advisors

The Church History Department in the Africa Southeast Area of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently convened a training seminar for 23 Church History advisors from 14 countries.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Mormon Women Mark the 175th Anniversary of Relief Society

Members of the Relief Society around the world are marking the 175th anniversary of the world’s largest women’s organization. The Relief Society of Nauvoo was organized by early members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Illinois on March 17, 1842. 

Family records discussed as High Court of South Africa visits Area office

The Africa Southeast Area office for public affairs and the family history department hosted a top-level delegation of South African advocates from the High Court this month to discuss preservation of family records.

Johannesburg, South Africa Youth Participate in Face to Face Event 

Youth from all around Johannesburg were gathered at the Africa Southeast Area office to participate in the Face to Face discussion with President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the First Presidency, and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

Sister Bingham concludes Uganda trip with UNICEF

Sister Jean B. Bingham, first counselor in the Primary general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has concluded a visit to Uganda that gave her first-hand experience of the challenges faced by displaced children.

Sister Bingham meets with Church members, local leaders in Uganda 

Sister Jean B. Bingham, first counselor in the Primary general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has visited with Church members in Kampala, Uganda at the start of a week-long trip that would also familiarise her with the work that the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is doing in the country.

Sister Bingham of the General Primary presidency to visit Africa Southeast Area with UNICEF

Sister Jean B. Bingham, first counselor in the Primary general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be visiting the Africa Southeast Area at the invitation of the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF), a UN programme for humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers around the world.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Mormon Leader Shares Nine New Testament Insights About Christ

A top Mormon leader Friday invited Church educators around the world to see the familiar New Testament symbols of bread and fish in a new way.

Angola Public Affairs Training Brings Great Dividends

February brought excitement to the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Angola.  Elder and Sister Gatten, public affairs missionaries from the Africa Southeast Area office, trained with Luanda Angola Mission President Denelson Silva, the priesthood leaders and public affairs council February 17-18.

Church members looking forward to General Conference: April 1-2

It will soon be General Conference, and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can look forward to the opportunity to receive counsel from The First Presidency, members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and other General Authorities and General Officers of the Church.