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The Rudd Concession - 30 October 1888

Below is the text for the Treacherous Rudd Concession which granted exclusive mining rights in Matabeleland, Mashonaland, and surrounding areas between King Lobengula of the Matabeleland, and James Rudd (representing Cecil Rhodes). 659 more words

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Protestant work ethic

The Protestant work ethic, the Calvinist work ethic or the Puritan work ethic is a concept in theology, sociology, economics and history which emphasizes that hard work, discipline and… 935 more words

London’s Crucifixion of Rhodesia


A Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed that British government officials turned a Nelson’s eye to the wholesale massacres of thousands of Africans in Zimbabwe. 653 more words

Historical Revisionism

Sally's Cafe and Bookstore - New on the Shelves - The Rorkes Drift North by Lindy Rorke

Today’s featured author is Lindy Rorke author of the recently published memoir The Rorkes Drift North set in the time when Zimbabwe was still known as Rhodesia. 1,050 more words

It Is A Wonderful Life.

Scottish football and colonial Zimbabwe: sport, the Scottish diaspora, and ‘white Africa’


University of Edinburgh


In 1969 and 1970 respectively, Clyde and Kilmarnock Football Clubs embarked on highly controversial tours of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), then in conflict with the UK over its failure to enact a timetable for majority, non-white rule, and its 1965 unilateral declaration of independence to protect such a system. 11,433 more words

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