Mozambique's International Relations:
Rhodesia and Zimbabwe

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Dossier MZ-0146

Announcing border closure

Samora Machel announcing that the border between the People's Republic of Mozambique and the rebel British colony of Rhodesia was to be closed, 3 March 1976. This decision carried high costs for Mozambique.

SMM and Banana

Samora Machel with then Zimbabwean President Canaan Banana (1936-2003). Banana served as non-executive president under the Lancaster House Constitution from 1980 to 1987.


MHN Resources

Consolidated Downloadable Zipped Files

Click on the yellow folder image below to download an unsorted zipped archive of documents and press clippings in PDF format concerning relations between the Mozambican government and Zimbabwe. For material on Zimbabwean political and military participation in the struggle against the RENAMO rebellion, see the series "Conflict with Renamo (menu at left).

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