Zambia’s Father Paul Samasumo has been Elected as one of the Two Signis World Vice Presidents for the Period 2017-2021.


The Italy-Based Father Samasumo who is Head of Vatican Radio’s English Africa and Ki-Swahili Services becomes the First African to hold one of the Top Three Positions in the Worldwide Association for Catholic Media Professionals known as Signis.


The Election of Father Samasumo took place on the occasion of the Signis World Congress 2017 which has just ended; The Meeting was held at Laval University in Canada’s Québec City from 19 June to 22 June.


American National Ms Helen Osman was Elected Signis World President taking over from Mr Gustavo Andujar who did not seek Re-Election.


The Two 2017-2021 Vice Presidents are Father Samasumo of Zambia and Mr Lj Sinniah of Malaysia. The Three together with the Treasurer Constitute Signis World’s Executive Committee.

Commenting on his Election, Father Samasumo said he sees his Election at the Top Helm of the Catholic Association as an Honour to all Africa.


Signis is a Worldwide Association of Catholic cCmmunicators representing more than 140 Countries.


JUNE 23, 2017

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