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In early June, MANNA trustee and ALMA link officer, John Tasker made a whistle stop tour of various places in the Diocese of Angola. First stop was the Extraordinary Synod called in order to begin the transition from a Missionary Diocese to a full Diocese, presided...

Plans for a proper church building for the congregation of St Simon and St Jude, Namacunde, Diocese of Angola have been in discussion for a while so it was good to see the building starting earlier this year with the foundations being dug. This joint...

Here at MANNA, we have been busy honing our Vision statement alongside our Mission and Values. We think this sums us up well and what we are trying to do. We are privileged to be able to serve alongside the Anglican dioceses in Mozambique and...

At the beginning of February, the northern part of Niassa province, Mozambique experienced bad flooding severely affecting 2,089 families with loss of homes & farms. On 19th February after heavy rains, there was a landslide at the rubbish dump in Hulene, Maputo, killing 17 people...

The 100th Edition of MANNA's newsletter is out!   This little magazine has been sharing the stories from the Anglican churches in Mozambique and latterly Angola for over a hundred years and here is it's 100th edition! It makes for fascinating reading as it delves into the archives held by...

This article was written by Rebecca Vander Meulen in June 2016 for the Anglican Communion website and the International Anglican Family Network Magazine. You can find it's original by clicking here.  Thanks to them and Rebecca for allowing us to reproduce it below. Care and Dedication: ‘Life...

Dr Peg Cumberland's pioneering work in Niassa with Epilepsy patients continues at a pace. Her work this year has focussed on supporting the government mental health programme for Niassa province mainly through the training and support of the district mental health clinical officer. She travelled thousands of...

In November '17, more than 30 delegates gathered in Porto, Portugal representing the Anglican dioceses in Angola, Brazil, Mozambique and Portugal as well as a range of Christian mission agencies, including MANNA & ALMA. It is so important for these dioceses to spend time together sharing their...

The next MANNA newsletter will be the 100th edition. It's history is rich & varied and a set of the old magazines exists as part of the USPG archives, held in the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Originally called 'Lebombo Leaves', it makes for fascinating and...