Notes on the Geography of Zimbabwe: Harare: Photo 9
Many downtown streets were renamed after 1982, when the heroes of the Europeans were scrapped in favor of revolutionary Africans. As Jameson became Samora Machel, so Baker became Mandela, Gordon became Silundika, and Kingsway became Julius Nyerere. A couple of the old names managed to survive, including Speke Avenue, named for one of the discoverers of the source of the White Nile.
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