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Door closed on Political chancers

Door closed on Political chancers


Vying for a political office in Zimbabwe no longer comes cheap.

Politicians will now pay through their noses to stand a chance of being voted into a position of power.

The decision by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to set high candidate fees has of course been met with sharp criticism from small and cash-strapped parties.

But if you ask me, I would say it’s very much okay as some past presidential candidates were nothing but a joke.

Presidential candidates will now pay US$20, 000 (P240, 000) to appear in the ballot paper while aspiring members of parliament will have to ...

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