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Muzorewa

Abel (Tendekayi) . born 1925, Zimbabwean 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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In a bid to end hostilities, the British stepped in and invited Bishop Muzorewa (representing his party, the United African National Council), the PF leadership represented by Mugabe and Nkomo, and the Ian Smith between August 1-7, 1979 in London.
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.
Blacks represented at the Geneva meeting included ZAPU leader Joshua Nkomo, ZANU leader Robert Mugabe, United African National Council (UANC) chairman bishop Abel Muzorewa, and former ZANU leader Rev.
Gwinyai Muzorewa, "The Future of African Theology," Journal of Black Theology in South Africa 4, 1990, 50-51.
Ten others are still being held in connection with what Law and Order Minister Francis Zindoga save is a plot to assassinate Bishop Muzorewa and other black leaders.
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.
In 1979 Abel Muzorewa became the first black premier of which country?
Led by Bishop Abel Muzorewa and Reverend Canaan Banana, the African National Council in a remarkably short time mobilised the black population for a peaceful, though negative response to the Anglo-Rhodesian proposals.
Chair: Gwinyai Muzorewa, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
Gwinyai Henry Muzorewa, An African Theology of Mission (Lewiston, N.