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There’s a new assignment option for missionaries in Africa

Dec 10, 2021, 10:53 AM | Updated: 10:54 am
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Four temples are in the process of building built in East Africa, with two currently under construction. The Zimbabwe Harare Temple will be one of the closest to the Rwanda Kigali mission. Image credit: Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced it’s adding a mission in Africa

The Rwanda Kigali Mission will open in July 2022. It combines three missions: the Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa East, Democratic Republic of the Congo Lubumbashi and Uganda Kampala Missions. A mission president and companion for the mission will be announced next month.

Kigali is Rwanda’s capital city and is the most populated city in the country. 

The Church currently has three branches in Rwanda. It will now have 39 missions in Africa.

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