Rhodesia #225 (1966)

Rhodesia #225 (1966)

After the breakup of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland in 1964, the former colony of Southern Rhodesia adopted the name Rhodesia in October 1964. On November 11, 1965, it unilaterally declared its independence (UDI) which was not recognized by Britain, the UN or other major powers. While these applied economic sanctions ‘Patriotic Front’ guerrillas waged war on the regime from Mozambique and Zambia. The ruling white … Continue reading Rhodesia #225 (1966)

Rhodesia & Nyasaland #143B (1956)

Rhodesia & Nyasaland #143B (1956)

The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, also known as the Central African Federation (CAF), was a semi-independent federation of three southern African territories — the self-governing British colony of Southern Rhodesia and the British protectorates of Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland — between 1953 and 1963. The Federation was established on August 1, 1953, with a Governor-General as the Queen’s representative at the center. An interesting … Continue reading Rhodesia & Nyasaland #143B (1956)