ZANU-PF And MDC-T Share 500 Million

The Zimbabwe African Union-Patriotic Fron (ZANU-PF) and MDC-T led by Douglas Mwonzora have received 500 million through the Justice Ministry in accordance with the Political Parties (Finance Act).

The ruling party ZANU-PF will receive 70.3% which amounts to ZWL $350 150 000 and MDC-T will receive ZWL$ $149 850 000.

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The political parties are set to contest in the forthcoming by-elections set for March 2022. The political parties face tough competition from the Citizens Coalition For Change (CCC) which was recently formed by Advocate Nelson Chamisa.

Full Statement by Justice Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi :

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Disbursement of money to political parties. It is hereby notified, in terms of Section 3 (2) of Political Parties (Finance) Act 2:11 that the total amount of money’s payable to political parties in respect of the year beginning 1st January 2022 and ending 31st December 2022 is five hundred million ($500 million) Zimbabwean dollars,” part of the notice reads. The money shall be disbursed to political parties that qualify in terms of Section 3 (2) of the Act as follows:

three hundred and fifty million, one hundred and fifty thousand Zimbabwean dollars (ZW$350 150 000.00) shall be paid to the Zimbabwe African National Union (Patriotic Front) Zanu PF, which received 70, 03% of votes cast.
one hundred and forty-nine million, eight hundred and fifty thousand Zimbabwean dollars (ZW$149 850 000) shall be paid to the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), which received 29, 97% of the total votes cast. (New Zimbabwe)

A large portion of the challenged seats is a consequence of the recalling of MDC Alliance MPs and councilors by Mwonzora throughout the course of recent years because they had “stopped to be MDC-T” members.

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