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The Seventh-day Adventist missionary work started in the country in 1951 when the first missionaries, Robert Erdmann and his family, came to settle in Senegal.

The Solomon Islands are a double chain of volcanic islands and coral atolls in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean.

The Republic of South Africa is one of the countries that constitute the territory of the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

The history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in South Sudan goes back as far as 1892 when the General Conference voted to send a missionary to Sudan. However, at the time Sudan was partitioned between the Christian denominations that entered the country ahead of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. This early attempt failed because there was no space left to be allocated to the Adventist Church. The second attempt to enter Sudan was during the leadership of Neil C. Wilson when he was president of the Nile Union Mission. According to the magazine the Columbia Union Visitor, in 1950 Neil C. Wilson “was elected President of the Nile Union Mission, comprising Egypt, Sudan, Aden, and the Arabian Peninsula.”

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Mission (formerly part of East Caribbean Conference) is part of Caribbean Union Conference in the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

The Sultanate of Oman is an independent monarchy on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.

​The work of the SDA Church in Tanzania is organized under two unions, Northern Tanzania Union Conference with headquarters in Arusha, and Southern Tanzania Union Mission with headquarters in Dar es Salaam.

​Introduction of the Adventist message in Togo began in 1959 with the arrival of a European literature evangelist named Georges Vaysse who had come from Ghana to Togo and Benin to distribute pamphlets and Christian books.

A part of the South Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Tokelau is within the administrative area of the Samoa-Tokelau Mission in the Trans Pacific Union Mission. With a population of only around 1500 people living on three Pacific coral atolls, Tokelau is one of the smallest and most remote nations in the world, located approximately 500 kilometers north of Samoa.

Tonga is a Polynesian kingdom of approximately 170 islands divided into three main groups—Tongatapu in the south, the Ha’apai group in the center, and the Vava’u group in the north.

​The Turks and Caicos Islands is a British Overseas Territory in the West Indies, located south of the Bahamas in the Atlantic Ocean.

Tuvalu is an attached district of the Trans-Pacific Union Mission of the South Pacific Division. Its headquarters are on Funafuti Island, Tuvalu.

​Uganda is a landlocked country bordered by Kenya in the east, South Sudan in the north, Democratic Republic of the Congo in the west, Rwanda in the southwest, and Tanzania in the south. Uganda’s total land area is 241,559 sq km. About 37,000 sq km of this area is occupied by open water while the rest is land. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, which it shares with Kenya and Tanzania.

The United States Virgin Islands are a group of islands and cays in the Caribbean. Among the group of islands and cays, there are four inhabited islands: St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John, and Water Island. Dexter A. Ball, an Adventist minister in the Caribbean, brought the Adventist message to St. Thomas in 1892.

Vanuatu, formerly known as the New Hebrides, consists of thirteen main islands and many smaller islands all located in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean.

Venezuela is a federal presidential republic with twenty-three states, a capital district, and federal dependencies, which include the islands and islets near the coast of Venezuela. The Seventh-day Adventist Church was established in Venezuela on March 25, 1911.

Wallis and Futuna Islands are French overseas territories located in the South Pacific Ocean. The Seventh-day Adventist Church established a presence in the islands in 2007.

Western Sahara is a desert area on the northwest coast of Africa. It is bordered on the north by Morocco, the east and south by Algeria and Mauritania, and the west by the Atlantic Ocean. It has an area of 102,700 square miles (266,000 square kilometers) and a population in 2020 of 652,271.

​Zanzibar is sovereign state within the Republic of Tanzania. The state consists of two islands, namely Unguja and Pemba, in the Indian Ocean off the shore of the Tanzania mainland, formally Tanganyika. Most of the area is at sea level, with the highest point being 119 meters above sea level. The population was estimated to be 1,300,000 residents by the 2012 census. The residents of Zanzibar consist of people of different origins, including the Africans who are the majority, Arabs, Indians, and others.