oa Botswana Notes & Records - Some Aspects of the History of the Seventh Day Adventists in Botswana from 1922 to 1970

Volume 29, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0525-5090



Adventism in Africa, first reached South Africa. In 1885, William Hunt, an American mineral prospector who had lived in Australia, came to South Africa and established himself in the diamond town of Kimberly. Among the first African converts were Richard Moyo, a teacher by profession and David Kalaka a mine migrant worker from today Lesotho. It was Kalaka who later pioneered Adventist work in Basotholand. Permission to start medical work was granted on 19 June, 1922.

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