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||John and Audrey Robarts with their two younger children, Patrick and Tina, left Toronto for their pioneer post in Mafeking (later Mafikeng), Buchuanaland (later Botswana and formerly Bophuthatswana). Older children Aldham and Gerald pioneered to Nigeria and a homefront post respectively. [LOF485-6]
Later the same year he was appointed to the newly established Auxiliary Board by Hand of the Cause of God Músá Banání. They returned to Canada some 13 years later. [LOF486, 491]
||Canada; Botswana; Nigeria; Africa
||John and Audrey Robarts and their son Patrick and young daughter Tina arrived in Mafikeng and were named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh for Bechuanaland (Botswana). [BW13:449]
||John Robarts; Knights of Bahaullah
|1970 (In the Year)
||Botswana held its first National Youth School. [BW15:329]
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, National; Conferences, First
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Botswana was formed with its seat in Gaborone. [BW15:199]
For picture see BW15:144.
|1974 (In the year)
||The first International Bahá’í Youth Conference to be held in Botswana took place in Mahalapye. [BW16:150]
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, International; Conferences, First
||An International Youth Conference to support the United Nations International Youth Year was held in Molepolole, Botswana, attended by 119 youth from six countries. [BW19:300]
For picture see BW19:320.
||Molepolole; Botswana; Africa
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, International; Youth; International Youth Year
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