Zimbabwe History

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Prior to 1923 Southern Rhodesia, like Northern Rhodesia, was under the administration of the British South Africa Company. In 1923 the country was annexed to His Majesty’s Dominions and a government was set up. In 1980 Rhodesia became the Republic of Zimbabwe.[1]


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Southern Africa,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1998.