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Was colonial Southern Rhodesia better than modern Zimbabwe

What people need to realise is that Southern Rhodesia was maintained as a racially stratified country. This continued into Zimbabwe-Rhodesia and even into ‘free’ Zimbabwe.

Now you could argue that there was no decisive legal underpinning of this arrangement as in South Africa’s apartheid, but it was enforced via local laws, bureaucracy, planning regulations and social conditioning.

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