5 African presidents who slashed their salaries for the good of their people

Bridget Boakye Jan 30, 2018 at 10:14am

January 30, 2018 at 10:14 am | News

Bridget Boakye

Bridget Boakye | Contributor

January 30, 2018 at 10:14 am | News

John Magufuli

Tanzanian president John Magufuli announced last year that he slashed his monthly salary to $4,000 a month in an effort to tackle state expenditure.

Fondly nicknamed “the Bulldozer”, Reuters reports that he is one of the lowest paid African heads of state.

He has similarly cut the salaries of other public officials and civil servants.

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