Five New Missions Announced for the Africa West Area of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
On 1 November 2023, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that an additional five missions would be opened in the Africa West Area of the Church, beginning on 1 July 2024. This is in addition to the three missions opened in 2023 in West Africa.
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Elder Nielsen was in The Gambia to attend three donation ceremonies in local villages.
On 19 August 2023, members and friends of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout the Africa West Area joined together to perform acts of service in their communities.
On 18 August 2023, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined with the First Lady of The Gambia to celebrate the Church’s donation of 18 boreholes in villages throughout the country.
Church Provides Five-day 'Helping Babies Breathe' Training in Enugu, Nigeria
On 29 June 2023, Elder S. Gifford Nielsen, General Authority Seventy and President of the Africa West Area of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrated the course completion of 284 participants of the Gathering Place Vocational Training program in Kasoa Ghana.
On June 21st and June 22nd, 2023, the 5th Annual Strengthening Families Conference was held in Abuja Nigeria. Over 4000 individuals attended in person at the Abuja International Conference Center, and tens of thousands participated on-line.
Elder Gong began his tour on June 9. He was accompanied by his wife, Sister Susan L. Gong, as well as members of the Africa West Area presidency, Elder S. Gifford Nielsen, General Authority Seventy and President of the Africa West Area, and Sister Wendy Nielsen, Jörg Klebingat, General Authority Seventy and first counsellor, and Sister Julia Klebingat, and Elder Alfred Kyungu, General Authority Seventy and second counsellor, and Sister Lucie Kyungu.
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Three Area Seventies to Be Released on or before August 1, 2023
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