News Releases

Elder Sitati delivers a key address on religious freedom in Rwanda

Elder Joseph Sitati, a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a member of the Africa Southeast Area Presidency, has delivered a key address on religious freeom in the Rwandan captital Kigali.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

First Volume of ‘Saints’ Now Available 

For only the third time, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a new set of multivolume books about its history.  

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Discusses the Name of the Church

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints discussed the official name of the Church during his recent trip to several cities in Canada.

Mormon Helping Hands Project Gakuto Village, Botswana

Local Church leaders turn over Mormon Helping Hands project to Gakuto Village, August 18, 2018

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The Name of the Church

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made the following statement regarding the name of the Church.

President Nelson sets out plan to harmonize usage of the Church's name

President Russell M. Nelson has announced the release of a newly updated style guide to ensure proper identification of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Africa Southeast Area Mormon Helping Hands Day

August 18, 2018 is the Areawide Mormon Helping Hands Day!

A New Africa Southeast Area Presidency Begins to Serve

On August 1, 2018 the new Africa Southeast Area Presidency began their service.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

South African High Commissioner Participates in Interfaith Service Project

In honour of Mandela Day, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Catholic and Hindu faiths in partnership with Compass Health Organisation gathered to assemble medical packets, a Compass Health initiative.

President Russell M. Nelson’s Africa Southeast Area Connections

In April 2018 President Nelson visited Zimbabwe and Kenya but his association with the Africa Southeast Area started long ago.