Africa’s highest paid Members of Parliament

Mark Babatunde Feb 5, 2018 at 05:44am

February 05, 2018 at 05:44 am | News

Mark Babatunde

Mark Babatunde

February 05, 2018 at 05:44 am | News

The South African parliament.
Photo Credit: Buzz South Africa

South Africa (Monthly Salary: $16,243)

With an average monthly salary of $16,243, South Africa’s federal lawmakers are the highest paid in all of Africa and rank among the best paid in the world.

There are 400 elected National Assembly members and 90 National Council of Province Members. This translates to a monthly wage bill of about $7.8 million or $94 million per year.

But that is not all, South African MPs also receive a number of benefits including accommodation and travel allowance, ICT allowance and a fully equipped office.

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