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1951 Jul Mr P. K. Gopalakrishnan Nayer, an Indian, became a Bahá’í in Dar-es-Salaam, the first person to accept the Faith in Tanganyika. [BW12:53] Dar-es-Salaam; Tanganyika (Tanzania); Tanzania First Bahais by country or area
1952 (In the year) Dudley Smith Kutendere from Zomba in the south of Malawi became a Bahá’í in Dar-es-Salaam, the first African to become a Bahá’í in Tanganyika and the first in all of Central and East Africa.
  • Denis has the unique distinction of being the first native believer in sub-Sahara Africa to take the Faith to a new country when in 1952 he left Tanzania to return to his native Nyasaland settling in his home town of Zomba. [A Brief Account of the Bahá'í Faith in Africa Since 1953 by Nance Ororo-Robarts and Selam Ahderrom p2]
  • Dar-es-Salaam; Zomba; Nyasaland Dudley Smith Kutendere
    1952 Ridván The first local spiritual assembly in Tanganyika was established in Dar-es-Salaam. Dar-es-Salaam LSA
    1964 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of Tanganyika and Zanzibar was formed with its seat in Dar-es-Salaam. [BW14p96] Dar-es-Salaam; Tanganyika (Tanzania); Tanzania; Zanzibar National Spiritual Assembly, formation
    1986 (In the year) The founding of the Ruaha Secondary School in southwestern rural Tanzania near Iringa, about 500 km from Dar-es-salaam. [The Mona Project (information on the Iringa School no longer available on this web site), One Country]
  • In 2001 the school received a grant to build a girls dormitory. [BWNS145]
  • Tanzania; Iringa; Dar-es-salaam Bahai schools; BWNS
     
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