Jacob Zuma, South African President, Salary


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.