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|1953 13 Oct
||Frederick and Elizabeth Laws arrive in Basutoland (Lesotho) and are named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh. [BW13:449, news.bahai.org/story/262 ]
- For the story of the life of Elizabeth Laws see BW17:459–60.
- Chadwick Mohapi and his wife become the first Bahá'ís in Basutoland (Lesotho). [TG166]
||Frederick Laws; Elizabeth Laws; Knight of Baha’u’llah; Chadwick Mohapi
|1954 6 Sep
||The first people to become Bahá’ís in Bechuanaland (Lesotho), Chadwick and ‘Maselai (Mary) Mohapi, enrol. [BW17:449–52]
||Chadwick Mohapi; ‘Maselai (Mary) Mohapi
|1967 – 1968
||Cleophas Koko Vava, a Togolese employed at the American Cultural Centre as a librarian to the United States Information Service and the first person to become a Bahá’í in Chad, enrols.
||Cleophas Koko Vava
||Ernest Ndouba (G Beadoumadji Moadoumgar) of the Sara ethnic group and the first Chadian to become a Bahá’í, enrols in Ndjamena.
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Chad is formed with its seat in Fort Lamy. [BW15:207]
- For picture see BW15:148.
||A teaching campaign is launched in Chad, resulting in 1,340 new Bahá’ís and 33 new local spiritual assemblies. [BINS187:1]
from the main catalogue
- References to the Bahá'í Faith in the U.S. State Department's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, by United States Department of State (1991). Excerpts from the State Department's annual compilation of Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on discrimination against the Baha'i Faith and persecution of its adherents in twenty countries. [about]
- Servants of the Glory: A Chronicle of Forty Years of Pioneering, by Adrienne Morgan and Dempsey Morgan (2017). Memoirs of a black couple from the United States who lived and spread the Bahá’í Faith in across parts of east Asia and Africa in the 1950s-1980s. Text by Dempsey Morgan, poems by Adrienne Morgan. Link to document offsite. [about]