African elections: the cost of democracy [The Morning Call]


African elections: the cost of democracy (The Morning Call)

*Africa is paying expensively to democratize. As states look to reap the benefits of democracy such as stability, economic growth and investment and better lives for their citizens, they are forking out millions of dollars to hold elections.*

Zimbabwe’s $270m election

In this week’s business segment, Amelia Martha Nakitimbo looks at Zimbabwe where $270m election whose outcome the opposition has dismissed as ‘fraudulent and illegitimate’.
Can Zimbabwe’s election galvanise the nation’s people…

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