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Olatunrinle, Christianah c. 1855 - 1941, b. Ondo, Eastern Yorubaland (Nigeria)

Kivebulaya, Apolo c.1864- 1933, b. Kiwanda (Uganda)

Harris, William Wade c. 1865 - 1929, b. Cape Palmas, Liberia

Charlotte Manye 1872 - 1939, b. Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Orimolade, Moses 1879 - 1933, b. Ikare, Western Nigeria

Akinyele, Isaac 1880- 1965, b. Ibadan, Western Nigeria

Kimbangu, Simon c. 1887 - 1951, b. Nkamba, Congo Free State (now Democratic Republic of Congo)

Nsibambi, Simeon 1897 - 1978, b. Buloba, county of Busiro, Uganda

Kiwanuka, Joseph Nakabaale 1899 - 1966, b. Nakirebe, Mawokota county, Uganda

Oshitelu, Josiah Olunowo 1902 - 1962, b. Ogere, Ijebuland (Nigeria)

Crowther, Samuel Ajayi 1808 - 1891, b. Osogun, Yorubaland (Nigeria)

Johnson, James "HoIy" c. 1836 - 1917, b. near Waterloo, Sierra Leone

Mokone, Mangena Maake 1851 - 1931, b. Sekhukhuneland, Northern Province, South Africa

Choramo, Mahay early 1920s, b. Kucha, southern Ethiopia

Christian Events/Movements

1799 Church Missionary Society founded.

1804 British and Foreign Bible Society founded.

1840s Roman Catholic missionary societies The Congregation of the Holy Ghost and the White Fathers founded.

1886-1887 Ugandan Christians martyred for their faith by chief Mwanga.

1890s Western missionary control of the Nigerian and South African churches provokes African leaders to form the independent "Ethiopian" movement.

1903 Afrikaner P. L. Le Roux joins a group dependent on John Alexander Dowie's church in Zion, Illinois, U.S.A Le Roux passed on Zionism to the church in South Africa, now called the Zionist Apostolic Church.

1920s Prayer groups within Nigerian churches birth the Aladura "praying people" movement.

1930s Revival sweeps Uganda and ...

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