African heads of governments are among the highest paid in the world despite the continent’s many challenges.
Jacob Zuma, South African president is the highest paid in the continent earning $272 000 per year, he was ranked fourth in the world. Rwanda’s president, Paul Kagame is ranked tenth, earning only $85 000 per year.
According to African Rakings.com, these are some of the wealthiest leaders in Africa.
From IT News Africa.
1. South Africa: Jacob Zuma $272 000 per annum
Jacob Zuma has been the president of the Republic of South Africa since 2009. Zuma was among the world’s top 10 highest paid president, he was listed fourth. He was re-elected in the 2014 election. He is currently the top-earning president in Africa.
2. Alegria: Abdelaziz Boufika $168 000 per annum
Abdelaziz Boufikais aMoroccan-born Algerian politician who became president of Algeria in 1999. Boufika is the second highest paid president in Africa.
3. Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta $132 000 per annum
Uhuru Kenyatta is the 4th and current President of Kenya, in office since 2013. He is the son of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya’s first president. Kenyatta is the third highest paid president in the continent. In 2014 he took a salary cut and decreased his salary from $14 000 Click here to read entire article