Explain the effects of British rule in Zimbabwe.
It led to the alienation of African land to white settlers resulting to displacement of Africans.
African traditional rulers lost their political autonomy and served as puppets of the British/loss of independence.
The day-to-day running of the colony was vested in the hands of the British without much reference to the African interest.
Africans were subjected to heavy taxation
The British South African company was given too much power in the administration of colony.
It undermined African traditional economy as some Africans worked in White farms.
It led to the development of transport network/infrastructure
It led to the introduction of new crops in the region.
It undermined African culture
Establishment of white settlement subjected Africans to poverty
Africans were denied freedom of movement by being confined to the reserves and required to carry identity cards.
Africans were subjected to forced labour.