The Superior General, with the unanimous consent of his Council, issued a decree on 8th September 2018, to form the new Province of East Africa, combining the existing District of East Africa which was under the Province of Hyderabad and the Sector of Kigali. The formal inauguration of the Province was held on 8th December 2018. The province has missions in Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Malavi and Kenya.
Rev. Bro. Jimmy Kalapurayil is appointed as the first Provincial Superior of the Province of East Africa by the Central Administration.