Whopping salaries and perks for new cabinet: here are the numbers

Luxury travel, free housing and domestic staff along with salaries in the R2m a year bracket are all in store for the politicians who woke up as freshly minted members of President Cyril Ramaphosa's cabinet on Thursday.

AfricaCheck has crunched the numbers and found that cabinet ministers will receive an annual salary of R2,401,633. Deputy ministers will receive an annual salary of R1,977,795.

Ramaphosa earns R2,874,851 a year while deputy president David Mabuza's salary is R2,825,470.

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