The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (CAPA) is a regional Faith Based Organization that was established in 1979 in Chilema, Malawi, by the Anglican Primates of Africa. Its goal is to coordinate and articulate issues affecting the Church and communities across the region. The Council operates in 12 Anglican Provinces namely; Burundi, Central Africa – (Botswana, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe), Congo, Indian Ocean (Madagascar, Seychelles and Mauritius), Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Southern Africa (Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa Swaziland), Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda West Africa (Ghana, Cameroon, Togo, Sierra Leone and Liberia), plus the Diocese of Egypt, in 25 African countries where the Church has its presence.
CAPA reaches out to individuals, communities and groups through her over 40 million dedicated Church members in different communities in Africa. Administratively, CAPA is headed by a Council that is led by a Chairman, supported by other executives and other officers for the smooth running of the Provinces’ activities. CAPA has a secretariat headed by a General Secretary located in Nairobi Kenya.