The south African President, Jacob Zuma,is among the highest paid presidents in Africa. His salary tops the list of highest paid presidents in South and East African region.
Zuma earns $ 272,000 annually, translating to $22,666 per month.
This salary is, however, basic.The president earns at least $2,000 when he flies outside South Africa, he is also paid responsibility allowance, and many other allowances that push his salary beyond $350,000.
Comparing to American President’s salary, Zuma earns slightly more than Barack Obama. The U.S president’s annual salary is $ 400,000 which excludes allowances.
Zuma is the highest paid president in Africa and among top 10 in the world.