Southern Rhodesia elections, February, 1980
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Southern Rhodesia elections, February, 1980 the report of the Commonwealth Observer Group on elections leading to independent Zimbabwe. by Commonwealth Observer Group.

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Published by Commonwealth Secretariat in London .
Written in English



  • Zimbabwe.


  • Elections -- Zimbabwe.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsCommonwealth Secretariat.
LC ClassificationsJQ2929.A5 C65 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 351 p. :
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3799270M
ISBN 100850921775
LC Control Number81103277

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Robert Mugabe was born on Febru , in Kutama, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). In , he founded ZANU, a resistance movement against British colonial rule. Rhodesia Accuses PDF File, 1,3Mb. Rhodesia Accuses - The book the British Government of the time tried to ban - not least because it contained photos of the black victims of the terrorist groups that the British wanted to put into positions of power in Rhodesia. As the author put it, a British policy of "the unconscious furthering of the ends of evil in the name of all that is most holy.". General elections were held in Rhodesia on 7 May The election was held using two rolls, an "A" roll, which was largely white (aro whites and 2, blacks) [1] and elected 50 seats, and a "B" roll, which was largely black and elected 15 seats. O voters were registered on the B roll. [1] The ruling Rhodesian Front won all 50 A roll seats, whilst the National People's. Elections in Southern Rhodesia were used from to to elect part of the Legislative Council and from to elect the whole of the Legislative Assembly which governed the colony. Since the granting of self-government in , Southern Rhodesia used the Westminster parliamentary system as its basis of government. The Political party (or alliance) that had most of the seats in the.