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SA Presidents’ Salaries Revealed!!!

South African Presidents Salaries in their tenure which excludes housing, benefits, health and travel allowances and pension.

Nelson Mandela

President Nelson Mandela, an apartheid activist, political leader and philanthropist. Him and his cabinet took a 20% paycut, saying their salaries were “too much.” Mandela also gave some of his salary to charities.

Former President – South Africa
Born: 1918 South Africa
Annual: R 997 000, 00 to R1.1 mil
Monthly: R83 083, 33
Weekly: R15 385,74
Daily: 2 731, 50

Thabo Mbeki

Thabo Mbeki, a politician served as President from 1999 to 2008.

Former President – South Africa
Born: 1942 South Africa
Annual: R1 1000,00
Monthly: R91 677 ,00
Weekly: R20 370 ,37
Daily: R3 013, 69

Kgalema Motlanthe

Kgalema Motlanthe, a union leader and former soldier who served as South Africa’s third President ran from 2008 to 2009

Former President – South Africa
Born: 1949 South Africa
Annual: R2 1000,00
Monthly: R175 000,00
Weekly: R38 888 ,88
Daily: 8 874,19

Jacob Zuma

President Jacob Zuma served as the president of South Africa from 2009 to 2018.

Former President – South Africa
Born: 1942 South Africa
Annual: R2 980 000,00
Monthly: R248 333,33
Weekly: R57 307,69
Daily: R11 461,54

Cyril Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa came into office in February 2018 following Jacob Zuma’s resignation. During the Covid19 pandemic, he took a 33% paycut.

President – South Africa
Born: 1952 South Afria
Annual: R3 100 000,00
Monthly: R258 333,33
Weekly: R59 615,38
Daily: R11 923,08