Highest Paid Presidents in Africa

The Presidents in Africa that earns the biggest fat paychecks. Yes, fat paychecks are the salaries of some of the African leaders. Even though most African countries are poor that doesn’t stop their leaders from earning what many people have termed fat paychecks. Despite the prevailing poverty rate in Africa most of these presidents earn far more than the average citizens. If you compare the salaries of an average citizen
Even though many people feel a country leader should be paid based on the country’s status but a lot of African leaders disagree with this and they respond by even getting much more fat paychecks for their endeavours. If you don’t understand, imagine a president of one of the poorest nations in Africa where an average citizen earns below $1per day and the president of such country is one of the highest-paid in Africa, can you imagine that?
In Africa presidency is not just all about power, its also about wealth creation. Some have argued that political positions should not be a money-making endeavour rather it should be a service to the nation which they should be fairly paid. But in Africa, the reverse is the case, political positions are seen as a profitable business. This is one of the greatest problems in Africa, the problem of management, corruption and bad leadership.
So if you are wondering who the highest-paid presidents in Africa are, check the list below and you will be shocked.
List of the Highest-Paid Presidents in Africa
1. Paul Biya – Cameroon 670,000
2. Cyril Ramaphosa – South Africa $223,500
3. Uhuru Kenyatta Kenya 192,200
4. Abdelmadjid Tebboune Algeria $168,000
5. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo – Equatorial Guinea 152,680
6. Emmerson Mnangagwa – Zimbabwe 146,500
7. Lybia 105,000
8. Alassane Ouattara Ivory Coast 100,000
9. Joseph Kasavubu Republic of Congo 108,400
10. Hage Geingob Namibia 99,241
11. Prithvirajsing Roopun Mauritius – $93,783
12. Paul Kagame – Rwanda $85,000
This is how much the other presidents in Africa earns
Algeria – $168,000
Angola – $74,000
Botswana – $65,700
Burkina Faso – $33,810
Burundi – $47,300
Cameroon – $670,000
Cape Verde – $20,380
Central African Republic – $42,524
Chad – $16,640
Congo – $51,500
Republic of Congo – $108,400
Egypt – $70,400
Equitorial Guinea – $152,680
Ethiopia – $45,270
Gabon – $65,000
Gambia – $65,000
Ghana – $76,000
Guinea – $22,390
Ivory Coast – $100,000
Kenya – $192,200
Lesotho – $52,700
Lybia – $105,000
Malawi – $74,300
Maldives – $77,700
Mali – $68,900
Mauritius – $93,783
Mozambique – $46,800
Namibia – $99,241
Nigeria – $$69,000
Rwanda $85,000
Senegal $15,210
Seychelles – $33,300
Sierra Leone – $12,220
South Africa $223,500
South Sudan – $60,000
Sudan – $29,300
Tanzania – $47,300
Tunisia – $16,700
Zambia – $63,100
Zimbabwe – $146,500
You might be wondering why the president of Nigeria was not listed, well President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, Hage Geingob of Namibia, Abdel Fattah of Egypt agreed for a pay cut up to 50 per cent and has directed that the funds be used for the development of the country.

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