Zimbabwe Parliamentary Election of 1980: A Personal Recollection

by Tilden J. LeMelle
New Rochelle, New York
July 2008
Publisher: African Activist Archive Project
8 pages
Type: Article
Coverage in Africa: Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Tilden J. LeMelle recounts his observations about the 1980 independence elections in Zimbabwe, at which he was a member of observer delegation for the American Committee on Africa (ACOA). LeMelle served on the Board of Directors of ACOA from 1971 to 2001. He served as ACOA's interim president for two years. He also served on the Board of Trustees of ACOA's tax-exempt affiliate, The Africa Fund, from 1979 to 2001 and Chairman from 1987 to 2001.
Used by permission of Tilden J. LeMelle. This article was written for the African Activist Archive Project.