The Bremen Mission, founded in 1836, found itself in a special situation when its missionary region was split up between two colonial powers: the British Gold Coast constituted foreign territory, whereas, in the German colony Togo, it was considered the national mission.
The so-called „Robert Kwami-affair“ was triggered off by the National Socialists in Oldenburg who tried to prevent Robert Kwami (1879-1945), a Ghanaian pastor, from presenting a lecture in the St. Lamberti Church on September 20th, 1932.
For many years, church life and the engagement of Bremen Mission in Togo were embossed with political problems. On January 13th, 1963, the history of Togo gained a deplorable famousness.
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