Saturday, February 14, 2009

Profile: Zimbabwe's political farmer

Like many of Zimbabwe's former white farmers, Roy Bennett - the opposition's nominee for deputy agricultural minister - is a little rough around the edges.

Since he entered politics nine years ago, winning a parliamentary seat for the newly formed Movement for Democratic Change, he has been a controversial figure.

Now he finds himself under arrest for a second time as the country's new power-sharing cabinet takes office.

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