The highest paid president in Africa-No 1 is in West Africa

The Highest Paid Presidents in Africa - No 1 is in West Africa

Talk about 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

The highest paid president in Africa-No 1 is in West Africa The highest paid president in Africa-No 1 is in West Africa Reviewed by BoomBoxNaija Admin on January 02, 2020 Rating: 5

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