Top 12 Highest Paid African Presidents 2017 and their Age: List

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Top 12 Highest Paid African Presidents 2017 List

12) Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi(Age 62), President of Egypt ($70,400 per year)

Egypt’s recently appointed President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has an annual salary of EGP 504,000 ($70,400). A presidential decree to raise the president’s monthly salary from EGP 2000 ($280) to EGP 42,000 ($5,900). The former general and head of Egypt’s armed forces resigned from the military on 26 March 2014 in order to run for president.
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General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

11) John Dramani Mahama(Age 58), President of Ghana ($76,000 per year)

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo born William Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo; 29 March 1944 is the Current President of Ghana, in office since January 2017. He previously served as Attorney General from 2001 to 2003 and as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007.

Akufo-Addo first ran for President in 2008 and again in 2012, both times as the candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), but was defeated on both occasions by NDC candidates: John Atta Mills in 2008 and John Dramani Mahama in 2012. He was chosen as the NPP’s candidate for a third time in the 2016 elections and defeated Mahama in the first round (winning 53.85% of the votes).

Akuffo Addo: Ghana President Since Jan 2017
Akuffo Addo: Ghana President Since Jan 2017

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10) Paul Kagame(Age 57), President of Rwanda ($85,000 per year)

Paul Kagame is the President of Rwanda. About to be reelected again this year 2017. He enjoys a popularity of over 70%. His annual income is $85,000. According to many people in Rwanda, the President deserves his earnings because the nation is making rapid economic progress under his presidency.

Paul Kagame and beautiful wife Mrs. Kagame Jeannette Nyiramongi
Paul Kagame and beautiful wife Mrs. Kagame Jeannette Nyiramongi

9) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf(Age 78), President of Liberia ($90,000 per year)

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is a Liberian politician who has served as the 24th and current President of Liberia since 2006. Sirleaf is the first elected female head of state in Africa. Sirleaf was born in Monrovia to a Gola father and Kru-German mother. This 78-year-old Nobel laureate earns $90,000 annually. She is dogged by accusations of corruption, nepotism and failing the nation’s poor.

Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and President Barack Obama
Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and President Barack Obama

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