Solusi University (ZW)

An institution of higher learning operated by the Eastern Africa Division. It is situated on a 8,800-acre (3,500-hectare) farm, 32 miles (50 kilometers) west of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, at an elevation of 4,350 feet (1,300 meters). The constituency of the college is the Eastern Africa Division, and students come from many countries outside the division as well. In 1993 students in the university numbered 355. Solusi Mission, the site of Solusi University, was established in 1894 on 12,000 acres (4,900 hectares) of land granted by Cecil Rhodes, the prime minister of Cape Colony, to Pieter Wessels and Asa T. Robinson, representing the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Africa, which had raised £500 for the purpose of opening a mission among the Matabele people. July 5, 1894, Pieter Wessels and N. H...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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