Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia
|Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia|
|Style||The Right Honourable|
|Appointer||President of Zimbabwe Rhodesia|
|Precursor||Prime Minister of Rhodesia|
|Formation||1 June 1979|
|First holder||Abel Muzorewa|
|Final holder||Abel Muzorewa|
|Abolished||12 December 1979|
|Succession||Governor of Southern Rhodesia|
The only Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia was Abel Muzorewa.
History of the officeEdit
The position was established on 1 June 1979, under the terms of the Internal Settlement negotiated between the government of Rhodesia and moderate African nationalists. It existed until, under the terms of the Lancaster House Agreement, control was turned over to The Lord Soames as Governor of Southern Rhodesia on 12 December 1979.
Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia (1979)Edit
|Portrait||Took office||Left office||Elected
MP for Mashonaland East
|1 June 1979||12 December 1979||1979 (1st)||United African National Council|
- "Nation of Zimbabwe Rhodesia Is Proclaimed and Muzorewa Hails Black Victory". The New York Times. June 1, 1979. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- "RHODESIA RESTORED TO COLONIAL STATUS". The New York Times. December 13, 1979. Retrieved March 31, 2019.