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 Form 3 History and Government Lessons on Colonial Administration

Direct rule of the british in zimbambwe

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-This system was mainly used in regions with large white settler population such as Algeria , south Nigeria and Zimbabwe.
Direct rule in Zimbabwe
-Zimbabwe was colonized by the British South African Company under John Cecil Rhodes.
-Rhodes used his resources to sponsor a group of South African Europeans who set out to establish in Southern Rhodesia, a satellite of South African System.
-They began off by engaging the Ndebele in a series of wars from 1893 before finally occupying the fertile land in Mashonaland and Matabeleland.