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1953 Oct Enoch Olinga arrives in Victoria (Limbé) and is named a Knight of Bahá’u’lláh for the British Cameroons. [BW13:449]
  • The first Cameroonian to become a Bahá’í in British Cameroon is a youth, Jacob Tabot Awo.
  • The first Cameroonian adult to become a Bahá’í is Enoch Ngompek of the Bassa tribe.
  • The first Cameroonian woman to become a Bahá’í is Esther Obeu, the wife of David Tanyi.
Victoria (Limbe); British Cameroon; Cameroon; Nigeria Enoch Olinga; Knights of Bahaullah; First Bahais by country or area
1955 Ridván The first local spiritual assembly in the Seychelles is formed in Victoria. Victoria; Seychelles LSA
1964 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of West Central Africa is formed with its seat in Victoria, Cameroon. Victoria; Cameroon NSA
1967 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of the Cameroon Republic is formed with its seat in Victoria. [BW14:96] Victoria; Cameroon NSA
1971 The ‘Lake Victoria Plan’, a joint venture among the National Spiritual Assemblies of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi designed to carry the Faith to all the peoples and tribes living within Africa’s largest lake basin, is inaugurated at the suggestion of Hand of the Cause Dr Muhájir. [DM96–8] Lake Victoria; Africa Rahmatullah Muhajir; Hands of the Cause; Hands of the Cause, Activities
1972 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of Seychelles is formed with its seat in Victoria. [BW16:156]
  • For picture see BW15:157.
Victoria; Seychelles NSA
1980 Mar The first Bahá’í Summer School of the Cameroon Republic is held in Victoria. [BW18:166] Victoria; Cameroon Summer schools; First summer and winter schools

from the main catalogue

  1. Seventy Five Years of the Bahá'í Faith in Victoria, Australia, by Graham Hassall (1998). History of the Baha'i community of Victoria, Australia. [about]
 
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