Africa leadership

Leadership of the LWF global governing body, the LWF Council, is drawn from member churches. Representatives include a diverse a range of communion members, including women, youth, church leadership, and specialists in advocacy and community service.


LWF Vice-President for Africa
Bishop Dr Alex G. Malasusa, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania

Members of the LWF Council in Africa

Lutheran Communion in Central and Eastern Africa
Ms Mami Brunah Aro Sandaniaina, Malagasy Lutheran Church
Rev. Dr Wakseyoum Idosa Negeri, The Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus
Bishop Dr Alex G. Malasusa, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania
Ms Pamela Akinyi Oyieyo, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya
Rev. Dr Modeste Rakoto, Malagasy Lutheran Church

Lutheran Communion in Southern Africa
Ms Colleen Elizabeth Cunningham, Moravian Church in South Africa
Bishop Em. Dr Zephania Kameeta, The Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia
Bishop Em. Dr Ndanganeni Petrus Phaswana, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa
Bishop Em. Dr Ambrose Moyo, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe

Lutheran Communion in Central and Western Africa
Rev. Dr Samuel Dawai, Church of the Lutheran Brethren of Cameroon
Ms Titi Malik, Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria
Mr A. Elijah Zina, Lutheran Church in Liberia
Ms Phylis Brewah, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sierra Leone