Ex president living it up in SA
By Political Bureau
Former Haitian president Jean Bertrand Aristide is still a guest of the SA government and is receiving all the perks equivalent to that of a cabinet minister.
This includes accommodation, staff, transport, office staff, security and a salary. Cabinet ministers earn R1 452 300 a year.
In a written reply to a parliamentary question by DA MP Kenneth Mubu, International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on Wednesday confirmed that Aristide was residing in Gauteng on property owned by the government. - Political Bureau