Top 15 Highest Paid African Presidents and their Salaries

11.Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana ($76,000 per year)

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Nana Addo Dankwa has been the President of Ghana since January 7,2017.He came into office after he defeated John Dramani Mahama in the 2016 December polls.

His annual income is around $76,000. Salaries of the President of Ghana and his ministers were increased in 2012, drawing the ire of the general public. The President’s monthly salary went up from $4,240 to $6,357.

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10. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda ($85,000 per year)

Paul Kagame is the sixth and current President of Rwanda having taken office in 2000 when his predecessor, Pasteur Bizimungu, resigned.

According to many people in Rwanda, the President deserves his earnings because the nation is making rapid economic progress under his presidency. His annual income is $85,000.

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

Sirleaf is the first elected female head of state in Africa.Ellen Johnson Sirleaf born 29 October 1938.The 78 year old is the 24th and current President of Liberia,and has been in office since 2006.

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The Noble laureate earns $90,000 annually. She is dogged by accusations of corruption, nepotism and failing the poor nation who was plagued by war.

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