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

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