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First Presidency Calls 17 New Mission Presidents for Africa 

164 new mission leaders worldwide, includes the new Rwanda Mission

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has called 164 new mission presidents and companions; most will begin service in July. 

The names and assignments of new mission leaders for the Africa areas are listed below. This includes the new Rwanda Kigali mission. See the complete list.


 
Africa Central Area

Mission President and Companion
Democratic Republic of the Congo Lubumbashi Pierrot and Marie-Thérèse Bohimanga
Democratic Republic of the Congo Mbuji-Mayi Aimé and Stéphanie Gamfina
Kenya Nairobi David and Stacie Sturt
Rwanda Kigali Christian and Mariam Mavinga
Uganda Kampala Philip and Barbara Mathemera
 

Africa South Area

Mission President and Companion
Angola Luanda Scott and Jenny Sykes
Botswana/Namibia Clint and Janette Walker
South Africa Durban Andrew and Charnell de Kock
Zambia Lusaka Ngqabutho F. and Faithful Moyo
 

Africa West Area

Mission President and Companion
Cote d’Ivoire Abidjan West R. Wade and London L. Litchfield
Ghana Accra West K. Erik and Renee M. Jacobsen
Liberia Monrovia Jeffrey K. and Nancy Thomas
Nigeria Benin City Ignatius and Adelaide Baidoo
Nigeria Enugu Hesbon and Conslata Usi
Nigeria Lagos Mathias N. and Clemence Niambe
Nigeria Owerri Ike and Justina Ake
Sierra Leone Freetown James and Christy Jarvis

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