From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe: Prerequisites of a Settlement

@article{Matthews1990FromRT,
  title={From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe: Prerequisites of a Settlement},
  author={Robert O. Matthews},
  journal={International Journal},
  year={1990},
  volume={45},
  pages={292 - 333}
}
  • R. Matthews
  • Published 1 June 1990
  • History
  • International Journal
On 21 December 1979 the Lancaster House accords were signed. Two months later, during the last three days of February 1980, elections were held and Robert Mugabe, the leader of the Zimbabwe African National Union (zanu), emerged victorious. Following a brief period of British rule, the reins of power in Rhodesia were transferred peacefully from the white minority regime of Ian Smith to representatives of the black majority. What had earlier appeared to be an irreconcilable conflict between two… 
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