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  Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland was a semi-independent state in southern Africa that existed from 1953 to the end of 1963, comprising the former British colony of Southern Rhodesia and the Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland protectorates.
A federation was intended to curtail the decisively larger European population of Southern Rhodesia's domination of the property and income-qualified franchise, one that excluded the vast majority of Africans.
In 1927, the ratio of white to fl was 38,200 to 922,000 in Southern Rhodesia, 4,000 to 1,000,000 in Northern Rhodesia, and 1,700 to 1,350,000 in Nyasaland.
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 Rhodesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rhodesia is the former name of the British colony of Southern Rhodesia in southern Africa, which was governed by a white minority until 1979.
The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland was dissolved on January 1, 1964 upon the independence of Malawi and Zambia.
Initially, the state maintained its loyalty to Queen Elizabeth II as 'Queen of Rhodesia' (a title to which she never consented) but not to her representative, the Governor Sir Humphrey Gibbs, whose constitutional duties were exercised by an 'Officer Administering the Government', Clifford Dupont.
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 Southern Rhodesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Southern Rhodesia was the name of the African country of Zimbabwe when still a colony of the United Kingdom.
It was also known as Rhodesia for a time.
Named after Cecil Rhodes, the British empire-builder who was the most important figure in European expansion into southern Africa, the original Rhodesia was created in 1888 after Rhodes obtained mineral rights from local chiefs under questionable circumstances.
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 Zimbabwe: Historical flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Southern Rhodesia became a self-governing colony with responsible Government in 1923, thereby relinquishing the BSAC of its administrative responsibilities.
The issue of a flag for Southern Rhodesia was resolved once the territory became part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland and a new flag adopted on 7 September 1953.
In 1953 Southern Rhodesia became part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland and the Federal blue ensign was flown in the Colony, alongside the Union Jack.
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\par}\par {\li482\ri241\qj\fi241\fs20\cf1 In 1923, the territory known as Southern Rhodesia was annexed by the Crown and given the status of a colony.
In 1965 she went to what was then called Southern Rhodesia for a holiday, and stayed on, having obtained work as a riding instructress at livery stables kept by the husband.
In answering this question, the courts of Rhodesia must be taken to be correctly applying the law as laid down by The Queen in Parliament in the United Kingdom, in particular the 1961/64 Constitution and the 1965 Order in Council.
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 Development of Southern Rhodesia's Military System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Southern Rhodesia of course was regarded as a "white man's country", and the main emphasis always lay on the European component.
Southern Rhodesia now contained more technicians than before, her economy was beginning to become a little more diversified, but she still relied on getting all her military equipment from overseas.
Southern Rhodesia, in other words, reverted more or less to the organization of the Second World War, geared in the main to the exigencies of a foreign war, the country undertaking extensive obligations to support the Imperial power in the Middle East.
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 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The rising sun in gold came from the shield of Nyasaland, the red lion from that of Southern Rhodesia and the six vertical fl and white wavy 'pallets' representing the Victoria Falls came from that of Northern Rhodesia.
Rhodesia reached an impasse between the governments of Southern Rhodesia and the United Kingdom, leading the white minority regime to declare its Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) on 11 November 1965.
The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland came into being on 3 September 1953 comprising the colony of Southern Rhodesia and the protectorates of Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
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 Southern Rhodesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rhodesia was administered by the company until 1923, when it became the self-governing British colony of Southern Rhodesia.
In 1953, Southern Rhodesia was united with Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland in the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
The former British Colony of Southern Rhodesia (also known as Rhodesia) is now the independent nation of Zimbabwe, it is a landlocked country in southern Africa bordered by Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zambia.
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 Governor of Southern Rhodesia (1924 - 1970)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Southern Rhodesia, the Governor was appointed by the Crown and acted as the local head of state, receiving instructions from the British Government.
Southern Rhodesia became a British Colony on 12 September 1923 and according to a typed manuscript by TW Baxter entitled "Flags and Arms of Rhodesia" held by the National Archives of Zimbabwe, this flag was taken into use on 1 October 1924 and was flown until 30 July 1951.
This flag continued to be used by the Governor of Southern Rhodesia during the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953 - 1963) and continued in use after the break-up of the Federation when Southern Rhodesia became simply Rhodesia.
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 Zimbabwe: Historical flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Southern Rhodesia (as it was called then) was ruled via the Dominions Office (and NOT the Colonial Office) although strictly speaking the country was not a Dominion (like Canada, Australia, South Africa etc.).
Rhodesia (having dropped the "Southern") wanted independence on the same lines but the British Government refused on the basis that not enough was being done regarding the political advancement of the Africans.
Rhodesia declared herself a republic on 2 March 1970, an act again not recognised by the UK which maintained it "legally" had control although de facto this was not the case.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Rhodesia
Besides Southern Rhodesia the chartered company own the extensive teritories of North-western and North-eastern Rhodesia which lie north of the Zambesi and which, with the more populous southern province, cover an area of some 450,000 square miles and form a country larger than France, Germany, and the Low Countries combined.
North-western Rhodesia or Barotseland is ruled partly by an administrator residing at Livingstone, near the Victoria Falls of the Zambesi and partly by its native King Lewanika, the chief of the Barotse, who has been heavily subsidised by the company.
The predominant people in North-eastern Rhodesia are the Awemba and the Angoni whose raiding propensities and coöperation with the Arab slave drivers caused much trouble and expense until their definitive annexation by the company in 1894.
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 MSN Encarta - Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe, officially Republic of Zimbabwe, landlocked republic, southern Africa, bordered on the north-west by Zambia, on the north-east and east by Mozambique, on the south by South Africa, on the south-west by Botswana, and on the west by Botswana and the Caprivi Strip of Namibia.
It was formerly the British colony of Southern Rhodesia (later Rhodesia).
The white government of the territory declared unilateral independence in 1965, adopting a republican form of government in 1970, and precipitating a war with fl nationalist groups seeking independence under majority rule.
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 Journal of Social History: Black Peril, White Virtue: Sexual Crime in Southern Rhodesia, 1902-1935. . - Reviews - book ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Settler colonial societies like Southern Rhodesia--with their relatively large European populations, as compared to the non-settler colonies--were especially prone to the racial and sexual anxieties that produced fl-peril outbursts.
The Southern Rhodesian settlers, never to be outdone in the arena of anti-African demagogy, were among the leaders in both instigating the phenomenon and responding to it.
Southern Rhodesia's male colonial rulers and settlers obviously distrusted the sexual proclivities of colonized men.
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 Zimbabwe : Air Force flags
With the creation of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland in 1953, an air arm of the armed forces was created with a distinctive roundel of its own.
Following the dissolution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland on 31 December 1963, the name of the air force was not changed but the roundel and flag were changed to display a SINGLE assegai extending vertically across the entire width of the roundel.
A new air force roundel was adopted in the new Rhodesian colours of green and white containing a lion (in gold) and tusk in the centre of the white.
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 Southern Rhodesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The southern African nation of Zimbabwe is today reeling from crippling effects of massive economic and political stagnation brought on in part by some of the misguided and intolerant policies of its present administration headed by President Robert Mugabe.
Although the dictator is essentially persona non grata in Europe, African politicians celebrate the potentate as a nationalist messiah.
Many who have moved here to start a new life have managed to achieve record-breaking harvests in their adopted country.
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 WHKMLA : History of Southern Rhodesia 1923-1939   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Southern Rhodesia, now a crown colony, was administrated by a British governor, the authority of which was limited by that of the colony's Legislative Assembly (est.
In 1931, the population of Southern Rhodesia was 1,303,775, of whom 55,408 were whites and over 5,000 were Asiatics (Hübner).
In 1936, Rhodesia had a combined 2170 km of railroad lines, 2745 km of roads, 4029 buses and trucks, 13700 cars, 60,550 km of telephone lines, 5227 registered telephones.
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 WHKMLA : Southern Rhodesia under the BSAC, 1890-1911
Infrastructure : Logistically, Southern Rhodesia depended on the port of Beira; on the other hand, she had very trong ties to the Cape Colony.
Southern Rhodesia had no towns (Salisbury and Bulawayo, at best, qualified as boomtowns); only in 1935 would Salisbury be granted the status of a city.
Southern Rhodesia developed into a segregated society; fls were forbidden to enter Salisbury.
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 Southern Rhodesia (from Southern Africa) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Flannery O'Connor, Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote, William Faulkner, and Carson McCullers are among the best-known writers of Southern gothic.
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 Rhodesia - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Zimbabwe African People's Union, 1961-87: A Political History Of Insurgency In Southern Rhodesia
A right to be proud: The struggle for self-government and the roots of white nationalism in Rhodesia, 1890-1922 (Rhodesiana reprint library : Silver series)
Welensky's 4000 days;: The life and death of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland,
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 eBay - southern rhodesia, Br. Comm. Other, Coins World items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
SOUTHERN RHODESIA 3 PENCE 1935 - KM1 - I138 
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 Regiments and Corps of Central Africa: An Introductory Overview
Northern and Southern Rhodesia and Nyasaland formed the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland on 3 September 1953 with a view to becoming independent as a single entity.
The federation army consisted of the Nyasaland battalions (1st and 2nd) of the King's African Rifles, the Royal Rhodesia Regt (with battalions in both Rhodesias) the Northern Rhodesia Regiment and the Rhodesian African Rifles in Southern Rhodesia.
The advent of a Black nationalist government in Mozambique in 1974 (which closed its border with Rhodesia), renewed guerrilla warfare, and the withdrawal of South African forces from combat in 1975 (and from Rhodesia altogether in 1976) eventually forced Rhodesia to accept negotiations on its constitutional status.
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 Southern Rhodesia Bank Notes
Southern Rhodesia, located in the east-central part of southern Africa, was a British colony.
It joined the British protectorates of Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland in 1953 to form the federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
The federation was dissolved in 1963 when Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland became independent republics of Zambia and Malawi respectively.
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 flag of Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, also called Central African Federation was created in 1953, embracing the colony of Southern Rhodesia (later Rhodesia and now Zimbabwe) and the territories of Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) and Nyasaland now Malawi).
The Federation was ended on 31 Dec 1963, and Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland gained independence in 1964 as Zambia and Malawi respectively.
The political situation in Southern Rhodesia reached an impasse between the governments of Southern Rhodesia and the United Kingdom, leading the white minority regime to declare its Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) on 11 November 1965.
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 SOUTHERN RHODESIA : Stamps : Postage Dues : Revenues : Booklets : Postmarks : Miscellaneous
1934 18th December, printed Barclays Bank (Bulawayo) cheque for £7.3s.3d with Southern Rhodesia 1d 'cheque stamp' embossed in vermilion and with Field Marshal 1d scarlet (SG 16a) on reverse tied by manuscript signature and dated '24/12/34'.
1961 8th March, printed Norwich Union fire insurance renewal receipt for £9.7s, bearing 1952 Southern Rhodesia Arms revenues 1d, 2/-, 2/6, 5/-, 10/- (strip of three) and £1 (Mewett 302, 308-9, 311-13) all tied by small circular cachets struck in violet.
1965 19th January, piece bearing Southern Rhodesia 1952 Arms revenues 2/-, 3/- (pair), 10/-, £2, £5, £10 and £50 (strip of three) all tied by 'Licencing and Revenue Office, Causeway' (19 Jan) oval datestamps struck in red.
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 WHKMLA : History of Southern Rhodesia 1939-1965   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1953 the CENTRAL AFRICAN FEDERATION, better known as RHODESIA AND NYASALAND was formed, an achievement of the white settlers of Northern Rhodesia rather than of the Colonial Office, as the white settlers of the north tried to prevent democratic rights to be granted to the fl majority, as Southern Rhodesia had succeeded in.
So did the white administration of Southern Rhodesia in 1965 - without granting the fl majority political rights, and without the blessing of the British government.
Domestic Policy : Southern Rhodesia's fl population, although not unrepresented in the Legislative Assembly, grew increasingly dissatisfied with the political situation (the vast majority of them had been disenfranchised, because of property qualifications tied to the voting right).
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 Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia (from Southern Africa) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Southern Africa, 1899–1945 > The nature of colonial rule > Rhodesia > Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia
In Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia, self-government for the handful of whites was clearly impossible, although in both colonies settlers were given some representation on the Legislative Councils that were established in Nyasaland in 1907 and in Northern Rhodesia in 1924.
More results on "Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia (from Southern Africa)" when you join.
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 SOUTHERN RHODESIA : Stamps : 1964 Queen Elizabeth Definitives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Note: The sheet of this variety was originally cut between the stamps leaving the misplaced vertical perforations intact.
½d, 'malformed R' of 'RHODESIA' flaw (constant row 15/12) in marginal block.
The set of 14 values applied in various combinations on five Federal stationery REGISTERED LETTER envelopes, cancelled UMTALI and sent to the Cape.
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 Southern Rhodesia: Commission on Natural Resources
The question of the expediency of allowing Natives to acquire land indiscriminately and of the friction which might arise with European neighbours was discussed in the Legislative Council and elsewhere, and in 1925 a Commission known as the Land Commission was appointed by the Governor to enquire into and report upon the question.
The growing recognition among farmers themselves of soil erosion as a serious menace is evidenced by a resolution placed on the agenda of the 1931 Congress of the Rhodesia Agricultural Union, a body representative of the farmers of Mashonaland and the Eastern Districts, the chief agricultural areas of the Colony.
The position is far otherwise in a country like Rhodesia where crops, such as maize and tobacco, are widely spaced and the intervening soil, generally kept free of vegetation, is exposed to torrential rains.
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