A handful of leaders and invited guests of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a groundbreaking for the Zimbabwe Harare Temple on Saturday, December 12, 2020. Attendance at the ceremony was limited because of local COVID-19 restrictions.
Elder Edward Dube, a General Authority Seventy and First Counselor in the Africa South Area Presidency, presided at the groundbreaking and offered the dedicatory prayer. He is a native of Zimbabwe, where he joined the Church as a young man. He was joined by his wife, Naume; Elder Ciro Schmeil, a General Authority Seventy and Second Counselor in the Africa South Area Presidency, along with his wife, Alessandra; and several invited guests.
The event was also attended by His Excellency Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe.
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