January 2023

The aims of missionaries in Zimbabwe

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Robert Moffat. Image credit MediaWiki

Robert Moffat. Image credit MediaWiki ZIMSEC O Level History Notes:The Missionaries:The aims of missionaries in Zimbabwe

The missionaries who came to Zimbabwe had several aims

These included:

  • The main aim of spreading Christianity.
  • To promote legitimate trade between Europeans and Africans.
  • To campaign against slave trade and slavery in general.
  • To […]

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Missionary Societies/Organisations which operated in Zimbabwe

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The Church at St Faith Secondary School Rusape was build by the Anglican Church. Image credit 2summers.net

The Church at St Faith Secondary School, Rusape was build by the Anglican Church. Image credit 2summers.net ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: Missionary Societies/Organisations which operated in Zimbabwe
  • The London Missionary Society
  • The Roman […]

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African Evangelists who operated in Zimbabwe in the 19th century

By |2022-09-15T12:41:14+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Anglicans still gather at Bernard Mizeki in Marondera. Image credit relzim.org

Anglicans still gather at Bernard Mizeki in Marondera. Image credit relzim.org ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: African Evangelists who operated in Zimbabwe in the 19th century Bernard Mizeki. Image credit lentmadness.org […]

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Missionary organisations and their mission stations

By |2022-09-15T12:41:14+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Anglicans still gather at Bernard Mizeki in Marondera. Image credit relzim.org

Anglicans still gather at Bernard Mizeki in Marondera. Image credit relzim.org ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: Missionary organisations and their mission stations

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Missionaries who worked for the London Missionary Society

By |2022-09-15T12:41:13+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Robert Moffat. Image credit MediaWiki

Robert Moffat. Image credit MediaWiki ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: Missionaries who worked for the London Missionary Society

The following missionaries who worked for the London Missionary Society ( Now part of the Council for World Mission) operated in Zimbabwe:

  • Robert Moffat
  • John Smith Moffat
  • Charles Helm
  • William Sykes
  • David […]

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Roman Catholic Missionaries who came to Zimbabwe

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An early Jesuit Mission school in Zimbabwe. Image credit jesuitmission.de

An early Jesuit Mission school in Zimbabwe. Image credit jesuitmission.de ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries:Roman Catholic Missionaries who came to Zimbabwe

The following Roman Catholic Missionaries (Jesuits) worked in Zimbabwe:

  • Father Bartholomew Kroot
  • Father Wehl
  • Father Laur
  • Father Depelchin
  • Brother de Sadeleer
  • Father Prestage

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Missionaries who worked in Mashonaland between 1850 and 1900

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Robbert Moffat and Khama. Image credit Memories of Mashonaland

Robbert Moffat and Khama from a book by Bishop Knight Bruce. Image credit Memories of Mashonaland ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: Missionaries who worked in Mashonaland between 1850 and 1900

The purpose of the dates is to exclude early Portuguese Missionaries […]


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Problems faced by Missionaries in Zimbabwe between 1850-1900

By |2022-09-15T12:41:12+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: Problems faced by Missionaries in Zimbabwe between 1850-1900

  • Problems faced by the missionaries included:
  • Diseases such as malaria and yellow fever.
  • Poor transport and communication as journeys had to be made by foot or cattle wagons.
  • Language barrier: most natives only spoke their native tongues while most of […]

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The Role Played by Missionaries in Colonization of Zimbabwe

By |2022-09-15T12:36:49+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Chishawasha Mission circa 1891

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries in Zimbabwe:The Role Played by Missionaries in Colonization of Zimbabwe

  • They actively supported European political control
  • They played a big role in convincing local chief to sign treaties
  • In treaty negotiations, missionaries cheated African chiefs
  • They provided Africans with a false sense […]

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Skills taught by Missionaries

By |2022-09-15T12:36:49+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Mission schools are still a part of the Zimbabwean school system

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries in Zimbabwe:Skills taught by Missionaries

  • These are some of the skills taught by missionaries at their missions:
  • Carpentry
  • Farming
  • Nursing
  • Preaching
  • Reading
  • Teaching
  • Writing

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