African Welfare


Rhodesia’s African Welfare programme was markedly superior to that of any African “majority ruled” country – or indeed any run by the British Colonial Office itself!

A People’s Progress 1890-1970 – A progress report on Rhodesia’s enlightened administration of African welfare after the first 80 years

Advancement in African Housing 1960

The New Environment 1973

How Bulawayo Cares for its African Population – A report from 1968 on the African townships, with their model homes, sporting facilities, African-run businesses, and welfare centres

African Life in 1972by Lawrence Chaza

Challenge & Achievement in the tribal areas – The story behind the Community Development Section (Women) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

Chisumbanje – Major irrigation project in the Ndowoyo Tribal Trust Land