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In addition to 70 parties, 11 independent candidates will be contesting the elections

26 May 2024 - 21:16

Voters will be spoilt for choice when the country heads to the polls on May 29, with 70 political parties and 11 independent candidates set to feature on the three ballot papers ...

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