Ex-President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Placed Amongst ‘Top Paid’ African Presidents With $90K Annually

Ex-Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Politicians should be fair and objective; and should be dedicated to serve the society. They should be accountable for the actions. They also need to think globally and act locally.

Politics has become a very lucrative career; some political leaders are not only powerful, but also rich. Today’s African political leaders make plenty of money in a continent where many live below $2 per day.

Ex-Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been placed in this group with her net being put at US$1.7 million, according to the African Ranking online, during her time as Africa’s first female president, she was one of the highest paid African presidents earning $90,000.00 annually.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.