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by Mark Babatunde, at 05:44 am, February 05, 2018, News

Africa’s highest paid Members of Parliament

The Kenyan Parliament.
Photo Credit: Tavaana

Kenya (Monthly Salary: $13,740)

Each one of Kenya’s 349 Members of Parliament and 67 Senators currently earns a monthly salary of about $13,740. This effectively translates to a wage bill of about $5.5 million per month or $60 million per year.

They also enjoy a string of allowances and a $48,000 car grant, ensuring that they are some of the best-paid lawmakers in the world.

Meanwhile, ordinary Kenyan citizens are left to eke out a livelihood on an average monthly income of $150.

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