Voter's roll opened for inspection in Zimbabwe


Zimbabwe ruling party Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) members arrive for the official launch of the Party Manifesto for the next elections on May 4, 2018 in Harare, Zimbabwe.

JOHANNESBURG – Preparations are underway for the Zimbabwean elections scheduled for July.

The country&39;s electoral commission has opened the voters roll for inspection.

It believes this will help clean up anomalies and ensure fairness.

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The July polls will be the country&39;s first since independence, without former president Robert Mugabe at the helm.

More than five million people have registered to vote.

Dozens of political parties will take part, but the main contenders will be Zanu-PF and the main opposition, MDC.

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