Through his decree of July 14, 2020, Father Arturo Sosa, the Superior General of the Society of Jesus has appointed Very Rev. Fr. Kizito Kiyimba, SJ as the next Provincial of Eastern Africa. Father General congratulates him for accepting to take up this important mission in the Society of Jesus. Fr. Kiyimba will take office on December 3, 2020.
Currently Fr. Kiyimba is the Vice Chancellor of Arrupe Jesuit University in Harare Zimbabwe. He obtained a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Science from London School of Economics in 2009. Since that time Fr. Kiyimba has dedicated his energy in the formation of ours in Arrupe. He joined the Society of Jesus on July 30, 1991. He was ordained to the priesthood on August 5, 2000 and made final vows on December 21, 2013.
We pray that the Lord may grant him the graces to lead in wisdom and charity. As we embark on the leadership transition process, let us continue praying for the Eastern Africa Province that they may continue growing in advancing the mission of the Society of Jesus. We thank the Lord for Fr. Kizito Kiyimba SJ as he takes up this new mission.