Open season as political ‘transfer window’ beckons

Silly season: During this uncertain period, contests for party tickets never guarantee politicians long stay in their political homes as frustration often times force losers to immediately search for new political homes PICS: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Silly season: During this uncertain period, contests for party tickets never guarantee politicians long stay in their political homes as frustration often times force losers to immediately search for new political homes PICS: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The silly political season has caught up with the masses ahead of the hard-to-predict 2024 General Election in October.

During this uncertain period, contests for party tickets never guarantee politicians a long stay in their political homes as frustration oftentimes forces losers to immediately search for new political homes in an endeavour to revive their shaky political careers.

Traditionally, primary elections lead to mass disgruntlement across the political divide where losing parties either contest as independents or join other parties where there is a vacancy.

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