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Political Party and Campaign Finance in Zimbabwe
The main purpose of regulating political party and campaign finance is to ensure transparency in how political parties and election campaigns raise and spend money,1 stop corrupt practices, 2 limit the impact of money on the electoral process,3 and counteract abuse of public resources. 4 Situation in Zimbabwe Political finance in Zimbabwe is governed by the Political Parties Finance Act. The act, amongst other things, regulates permitted (citizens, permanent residents, companies, and associations) and prohibited (all others) sources of funding. This is consistent with the approach internationally, as more than 95 percent of countries place certain limitations on who can make financial contributions to political parties and election campaigns, and in some cases how much they can contribute or how much political parties and election campaigns can spend.5 Public funding is available to political parties that reach over 5 percent of the …