One of the greatest dreams of almost every South African is to become the president of the country one day.
The salary of the president is seen to be massive considering how much power he has. But apart from the improper ways leaders may amass wealth, what is really the actual salary due to the president?
Cyril Ramaphosa is the President of the Republic of South Africa. Under the South African Constitution, the President is the head of state and head of government.
The president serves a tenure of five years as stated in the constitution. Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as president on the 15th of February, 2018.
This year, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to earn a salary of R3.9 million. Cyril will become one of the best-paid presidents in the World.
The President of South Africa receives a salary of R2.9 million which is equivalent to $251,127.
The salary freeze is in opposition to the 4% increase in the salary of all public officers recommended by the government commission. Therefore, provincial Executives, Premiers, Members of Executive Councils, and Speakers are all included.
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A 17-year-old is expected to appear in the Ventersdorp Children’s Court on Monday in connection with the alleged murder of Mapula Khune.
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