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Missionaries celebrate ties to Africa University

Bishop Kiesey, missionaries, and others at AU in 2014

Larry and Jane Kies, missionaries serving at Africa University, talk with Bishop Laurie Haller about their greatest joys and challenges.

Bishop John Yambasu dead at 63

Bishop Yambasu preaching

  KATHY L. GILBERT UM News Sierra Leone Area Bishop John K. Yambasu, who died in a car accident August 16, is being remembered for his courage, leadership, and love of The United Methodist Church and Jesus Christ. Yambasu, 63, had many titles — bishop, chancellor of Africa University, and president of the Africa College… Continue Reading Bishop John Yambasu dead at 63

Online classes for AU students this fall

AU student going online for fall courses.

A sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in Zimbabwe prompted the Senate of Africa University to hold academic classes online through December 2020.

Africa University thanks Michigan UMs

Africa U student sews

Education continues at Africa University during the pandemic. In addition, the students have been making hand sanitizer and PPE for their neighbors in the region. And Michigan helped!

They traveled to Zimbabwe in faith

Leaders of AU in Zimbabwe welcome Michigan guests.

The Rev. Eric Mulanda has co-pastored Mt. Hope UMC in Lansing since 2015. He and a team from the church just returned from a goodwill mission to his alma mater, Africa University in Zimbabwe.

Another reason why I’m staying

The reason staff was in Zimbabwe was AU

Why are you a United Methodist? One reason the Rev. Jack Harnish is a United Methodist is his love for the many projects that are supported by the apportionment system.

From Michigan to Zimbabwe

Roger Ireson AU 20th in Zimbabwe

The Rev. Dr. Roger Ireson provided key leadership in the birthing of Africa University. He reflects on how a century-old vision took shape in Zimbabwe.

U.S. teachers support African students

Africa University graduates

For 20 years, a Michigan couple, Ann and Morris Taber, traveled from Ypsilanti to Zimbabwe in support of Africa University.

Bishop Haller visits Ubuntu Center

Africa University Task Force 2011

Seven years after the West Michigan Conference celebrated a successful $500,000 fund drive for Africa University, Bishop Laurie Haller helps dedicate the Ubuntu Centre on the AU campus in Zimbabwe.

Africa University, school of dreams

AU student and trip photographer, Sam

When Superintendent of the Grand Rapids District, she helped raise $500,000 for the Ubuntu Centre at Africa University that recently housed visitors from Iowa.