January 2023

Towns and Secondary Industry in Rhodesia

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

Salisbury (Harare) in 1910

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Zimbabwe 1894-1969: Towns and Secondary Industry

  • Blacks had not been allowed in whites locations and this was protected by the Urban Location Ordinance of 1892
  • The developments in mining, agriculture and transport encouraged growth and establishment of towns, such as Bulawayo, Salisbury, […]

    Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge

Comments Off on Towns and Secondary Industry in Rhodesia

Living Conditions in Urban Areas in Rhodesia

By |2022-09-15T12:36:01+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

The streets of Salisbury (Harare) circa 1910

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Zimbabwe 1894-1969: Living Conditions in Urban Areas in Rhodesia

  • Rapid population growth in urban areas led to deterioration of living condition in urban areas
  • Urban workers either lived in compounds provided by their employers or in locations that were […]

    Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge

Comments Off on Living Conditions in Urban Areas in Rhodesia

Economic and Social Developments in Zimbabwe 1894 – 1969: Introduction

By |2022-09-15T12:36:12+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Rhodesia Army marching to the Boer War with Salisbury(Harare) in background

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Economic and Social Developments in Southern Rhodesia(Zimbabwe) from 1894 – 1979

  • This topic will look at:
  • The resources used by the white settler in Zimbabwe
  • The various methods used by colonizers to recruit labour
  • Explain […]

    Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge

Comments Off on Economic and Social Developments in Zimbabwe 1894 – 1969: Introduction

Parastatals established during the Rhodesian era

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

GMB was one of the parastatals established during the Rhodesia era. Image credit newsday.co.zw

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Zimbabwe 1894-1969:Parastatals established during the Rhodesian era

To access more topics go to the History Notes page.


Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge

Comments Off on Parastatals established during the Rhodesian era

Agriculture in Rhodesia

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

Tobacco remains an important cash crop to this day.

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: : Zimbabwe 1894-1969: Agriculture in Rhodesia

After failing to get the desired profits and discovering the second Rand in mining, the settlers turned to agriculture

  • The European settlers did not immediately utilize the land they had acquired since […]

    Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge

Comments Off on Agriculture in Rhodesia

Land Apportionment Act (1931)

By |2022-09-15T12:36:12+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

White family planting tobacco in Rhodesia 1958 at their family farm.

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes:Zimbabwe 1894-1969: Land Apportionment Act (1931)

  • After deliberation of the Morris Carter Commission in 1925, it was agreed that land in Zimbabwe be divided into three areas
  • Whites got prime land which was 51% of the […]

    Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge

Comments Off on Land Apportionment Act (1931)

The Pass Laws in Rhodesia

By |2022-09-15T12:35:54+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

A Rhodesian police officer talking to a black motorists. Image credit ebay.com

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Zimbabwe 1894-1969:The Pass Laws

  • They were initiated in 1896 to control the movement of native men to towns
  • From 1902 men over 14 years of age were to register at the pass office to […]

    Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge

Comments Off on The Pass Laws in Rhodesia

Effects of the Land Apportionment Act

By |2022-09-15T12:36:11+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

African homestead in Rhodesia

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Zimbabwe 1894-1969: Effects of the Land Apportionment Act

  • Africans lost their land, and inheritance from their ancestors
  • It brewed hatred between Europeans and Africans which continued till the Second Chimurenga
  • It divided the country into three farming areas
  • Europeans began to occupy […]

    Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge

Comments Off on Effects of the Land Apportionment Act

Health in Rhodesia

By |2022-09-15T12:35:56+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Bulawayo City Hospital. Image credit Tony Ward.

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Zimbabwe 1894-1969:Health in Rhodesia

  • Health standards for the workers were very poor
  • Workers in mines could easily be injured or get killed in accidents
  • Mine workers were not given adequate protective clothing resulting in many work-related injuries
  • Africans also […]

    Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge

Comments Off on Health in Rhodesia
Go to Top