F eder ati on of R hodesi a andNyasaland ( M alawi ) 1953-63.T h e Gr ea t Nor th R oa d m a y w el l h a ve b eeni n ten d ed to r u n fr om Ca pe T ow n to Ca i r o,b u t for m os t of u s i t on l y w en t a s fa r a s j u stn or th of th e Z a m b ezi .
T he Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, al so k nown as the CentralAfrican Federation ( CAF) , was a semi -independent state i nsouther n A fr i ca that exi sted fr om 1953 to the end of 1963,compr isi ng the for mer sel f-gover ni ng col ony ofSouther n R hodesi a and the B r i ti sh pr otector ates ofNor ther n R hodesia, and Nyasaland. I t was a feder al r eal m ofthe B r i ti sh Cr own — nei ther a col ony nor a domi ni on,although the B r i ti sh Sover ei gn was r epr esented y a gover norgener al, as usual for domini ons. I t was i ntended eventuall y tobecome a domi ni on in the Commonwealth of Nati ons.
T he intr oductor y l etter he wr otefor the School of Car eer sbr ochur e when he fi r st went toT he F eder ation i n 1956. H eover saw or i nter acted wi thbr anches in M al awi , G hana,R hodesi a, South A fr i ca andK enya.