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||Eric Manton and his son Terry arrived in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), the first Bahá’ís to settle in the country. They settled in the Copperbelt region from where he was able to raise a number of native believers who took the Faith to other parts of Zambia. [A Brief Account of the Bahá'í Faith in Africa Since 1953 by Nance Ororo-Robarts and Selam Ahderrom p2]
The first local convert was Christopher Mwitumwa in 1954. [Wikipedia]
||Northern Rhodesia; Zambia
||First travel teachers and pioneers; Eric Manton; Terry Manton