Roy Bennett

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Birthday
16, 1957
Birthplace
Zimbabwe
Death Date
Jan 18, 2018 (60)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1957
Birthplace
Zimbabwe
Death Date
Jan 18, 2018 (60)

About

Affiliated with the Movement for Democratic Change Zimbabwe political party. He served the Chimanimani constituency in the House of Assembly of Zimbabwe and also became a member of the Senate of Zimbabwe.

Before Fame

He first began serving in the House of Assembly of Zimbabwe in 2000.

Trivia

He was victorious in Zimbabwe's 2000 parliamentary election, despite the attempts of the Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party to intimidate Movement for Democratic Change voters. Later conflicts with the ZANU-PF party led to his arrest and forced him to seek political asylum in South Africa.

Family Life

Tragically, his wife miscarried their child after his political opponents physically harassed her.

Associated With

He was slated to become Zimbabwe's Deputy Minister of Agriculture; however, President Robert Mugabe denied him access to the position.