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Top 10 Highest Paid African Presidents and Their Salaries Revealed

African Politics has become a very lucrative career. Some african leaders are not only powerful, but also rich and famous. Today’s African leaders make plenty of money in a continent where many citizens live below two dollar ($2) per day.

Below are the top 10 highest paid African presidents, according to Jeune Afrique and MyWage. These figures reflect just their base salary.

10) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia ($90,000 per year)

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the President of Liberia. She is Africa’s first female head of state. This 76-year-old Nobel laureate earns $90,000 annually.

She is dogged by accusations of corruption, nepotism and failing the nation’s poor.


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