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||John and Audrey Robarts with their two younger children, Patrick and Tina, leave 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 is appointed to the newly established Auxiliary Board by Hand of the Cause of God Músá Banání. They would return to Canada some 13 years later. [LOF486, 491]
|Canada; Botswana; Nigeria; Africa
||John and Audrey Robarts and their son Patrick and young daughter Tina arrive in Mafikeng and are named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh for Bechuanaland (Botswana). [BW13:449]
||John Robarts; Knights of Bahaullah
||Botswana holds its first National Youth School. [BW15:329]
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, National; Conferences, First
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Botswana is formed with its seat in Gaborone. [BW15:199]
- For picture see BW15:144.
||The first International Bahá’í Youth Conference to be held in Botswana takes 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 is 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