Zimbabwe opposition politician Bennett dies in U.S. helicopter crash

Zimbabwe opposition politician Bennett dies in U.S. helicopter crash

Roy Bennett, a controversial opposition politician in Zimbabwe praised by human rights and democracy activists at home and abroad, has died in a helicopter crash while in the United States. The 60-year-old Bennett and his wife, Heather, were among five people who died when the helicopter went down Wednesday evening…

Swaziland cracks down on private school operators

Authorities in Swaziland are cracking down on private schools, with at least 21 of them declared illegal and closed because of failure to comply with ministry of education requirements. “You cannot just wake up today and decide to operate a school. There are set standards that must be met,” said…