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Muzorewa

(ˌmʊzəˈreɪwə)
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(Biography) Abel (Tendekayi) (ˈeibəl) 1925–2010, Zimabwean Methodist bishop and politician; president of the African National Council (1971–85). He was one of the negotiators of an internal settlement (1978–79); prime minister of Rhodesia (1979)
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During the Pearce Commission, Msipa situates himself again as the liaison person between nationalists and other influential Africans when he negotiated the entrance of Abel Muzorewa into national politics.
Why the African National Congress had to be a multiracial party in 1957 is not explained, nor is the selection of Bishop Abel Muzorewa as leader of the African National Council in 1971.
For instance, the likes of Ndabaningi Sithole, Robert Mugabe, Joshua Nkomo, Abel Muzorewa and Ian Smith are a case in point.
The country was renamed Zimbabwe Rhodesia with Bishop Abel Muzorewa as Prime Minister.
WHEN was Abel Muzorewa consecrated the first black African Methodist Bishop of Rhodesia?
Ian Smith and the legitimate black leaders of Rhodesia accomplished that in 1979 in multi-racial elections that brought a black majority government to power under a former Nkomo/Mugabe comrade, Bishop Abel Muzorewa, who had renounced violence to work for peaceful change.