Political party funding has come under the spotlight ahead of the upcoming general elections in Zimbabwe.Last week Zanu-PF’s national commissar‚ Retired Lt-Gen Engelbert Rugeje‚ told members the party would soon distribute millions of campaign materials to the masses."As for regalia‚ we have 15-million T-shirts‚ 15-million caps and some of them have already arrived‚" he said. "We also have 2-million [body] wrappers for women. "This year we want every party member to get at least three caps and three T-shirts. We want to paint the country with our regalia‚ such that‚ out of every three people you meet‚ two will be in Zanu-PF party regalia‚" he said.Last year‚ in preparation for the election season‚ Zanu-PF spent more than US$60m on 365 offroad vehicles‚ most of them Ford Rangers. At the time of the purchase‚ the late MDC T leader Morgan Tsvangirai branded Zanu-PF a "mafia" organisation. In 2013‚ all election candidates were given either a Ford Ranger‚ Toyota Hilux or Ford Everest."Wh...

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