News Releases

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

Africa Southeast Area Mormon Helping Hands Day

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

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

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.

Ethiopians Enjoy Temple Experience

A temple group from the Meganogna Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located in the suburbs of Addis Ababa, had just returned from a four-day trip to the Accra, Ghana Temple. The three families shared their testimonies on July 23, 2018 at sacrament meeting. A young woman spoke first in Amharic with her brother translating to English and then switched roles so all members could understand. The Temple attendees were told that this was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and they must make the most of the temple trip.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

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.

An Evening To Remember 

On the 24th of May 2018 , the Rotary Club of Kampala met at the downtown Sheraton Hotel, with President Kamya of the Kampala Rotary Club presiding. He is also the stake president of the Kampala North Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He arranged for Uganda Mission President Steven H. Collings to be keynote speaker. He addressed an audience of approximately 72 Rotarians attending from across Uganda. President Collings topic was working to give your life to God instead of working to acquire material possessions.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

VIDEO: 17 Year Old New Zealander Rights the Wrongs of the Past

"Black blood runs in the veins of 17 year old Brigham Riwai-Couch," TVNZ's

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

Family History, The Oral and Written Records of the Africa Southeast Area

In an interview with Wayne Van As, Area Manager for FamilySearch, Brother     Van As discusses oral and written family history records.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

LDS Members serve as volunteers at the World Cup

Russia has declared 2018 the “Volunteer Year”.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

What’s It Like to Represent the Love of Christ to the World? Humbling, New Apostles Say

After three months in their new roles as apostles of Jesus Christ, Elder Gerrit W. Gong and Elder Ulisses Soares sat down for two hours to speak with Utah and national media about what it’s been like to traverse the globe to share the love of Christ.