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1923: Southern Rhodesia Became Crown Colony

On September 1st, 1923  Southern Rhodesia became a Crown Colony after refusing to join the Union of South Africa.

Rhodesia, officially from 1970 the Republic of Rhodesia, was an unrecognised state in Southern Africa from 1965 to 1979, equivalent in territory to modern Zimbabwe

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Illustration of the national flag of Rhodesia – stock illustration. GETTY image

Tadese Faforiji

I am Tadese Faforiji, a history student of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State- 21st-century University, properly called. I am a blogger and an avid writer.