Ian Smith and African leaders signed the Internal Settlement

3 March 1978   Zimbabwe

On this day in 1978, Prime Minister Ian Smith and moderate African leaders including Bishop Abel Muzorewa, Ndabaningi Sithole and Jeremiah Chirau signed the Internal Settlement, an agreement which favored African majority rule for the time.

Uca.edu. 2021. 46. Rhodesia/Zimbabwe (1964-present). [online] Available at: https://uca.edu/politicalscience/dadm-project/sub-saharan-africa-region/rhodesia-zimbabwe-1964-present

En.wikipedia.org. 2021. Internal Settlement. [online] Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Internal_Settlement&oldid=960980830