Insane!!

BBCNEWS: “Cabinet posts attract a monthly salary of nearly (US) $18,000 (£9,000). Assistant ministers earn a bit less – just over $15,000.

The new prime minister and two new deputy prime ministers will be paid more. So salaries alone will cost the Kenyan taxpayer $1.5m a month.

Ministers and their assistants also get allowances – that adds another $210,000 a month to the bill.

To add insult to injury, the Kenyan exchequer only claws back a little in tax: only around $3,000 of the ministers’ income is treated as taxable income.”

AND

“The average wage in Kenya is just $400 dollars per year.”

I wonder how much Prime Minister Meles and his ministers make.

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