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Saints in Botswana rejoice at creation of first stake

On Saturday, November 3, Saints from several local wards were busily washing windows, emptying trash, and setting up chairs in the Broadhurst chapel in Botswana, Africa, in preparation for a momentous event that would take place the following day—the creation of the country’s first stake.

On Sunday, an atmosphere of reverent excitement pervaded the spotless meetinghouse as 881 members witnessed the organization of the new Gaborone Botswana Stake and the division of the Roodepoort South Africa Stake.


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